Concept Art Writing Prompt: Tales of the Black Skull Recon SquadS

Out of the chaos of battle, the soldiers emerge. But the face of the enemy isn't quite human and it isn't alien; it's a skull. What story can you dream up about these possibly undead warriors?

The digital painting above and the title "Black Skull Recon Squad" both come from artist Darek Zabrocki. As always, we invite you to write a story inspired by this illustration and post it in the comments.