The shift within a night watch covering from midnight until dawn or midnight until 04:00 in modern forces.
Generally regarded as the worst shift to draw, as it combines the least sleep with the highest fatigue and the highest risk of attacks.
The attack came around 2am with only a lone guard on the dead man's shift snoring in the command room.
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