Here At the End of All Things - Chapter 4
Previously Jacinta had tried to keep track of the passing of the days but her time alone in the desert was now a blur. She could have been out there for two days or two weeks for all she knew. No. Not two weeks. She would not still have been alive if she had been alone for two weeks. Being raised by desert dwellers had given her the necessary skills to survive as long as she had but her body and...
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Gasoline - Chapter 5
Previously “Do you understand what you’re up against here, son? If there’s something you’re not telling us, you need to speak up now.” After over an hour of getting little to no information out of his son with the expensive lawyer in attendance, Allen Pope was beginning to let his exasperation get the better of him. “I’m telling you I wasn’t there, and I didn’t do it,” Mason stated...
The Girl at the Bus Stop - Chapter 6
Previously. He feels the usual fluttering in his chest. It always starts as the bus approaches the roundabout near the hospital. Her stop is just after that - the one opposite the hospital’s main entrance. She feels it too. They only have a few minutes left together before going their separate ways. But only for a time. They sit silently, holding hands, remembering the first time they...