Beyond the Darkside 34-16 to 20


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“Mostly food and medical supplies, but we swiped some parts too,” Hanse said.

Debra slowly shifted her gaze to her husband. “And that is it?”

Hanse tilted his head to the side and grinned. “Well there were a few weapons and a prototype code breaker, but that’s it: promise.”

“Great.” Debra shook her head and sighed. “Well that should be enough to get Vo off my back, at least for now, but that doesn’t mean you two are off the hook. Odds are both her and Aldric Dewitt will be coming for you two soon enough, so I would just as soon get you both out of my house.” Continue reading “Beyond the Darkside 34-16 to 20”

100-Day Challenge, Day 281


CHAPTER FIFTEEN

 

“No, sir, she is unaware.” The voice on the other end of the phone shook with fear.

“Good. Make sure you keep it that way.” Simon filled his voice with as much patience and calm as he could muster. “It will be far easier to keep her safe if she thinks we are on her side until it is too late.”

“But if he discovers the betrayal…”

“Then we will be no more dead than if we had done nothing.” It was the harsh reality of their situation, one Simon had grown accustomed to.

“But our souls,” the man on the phone whispered, “they will be taken from us.”