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Day Zero – Chapter 4 – Marin – 04

            “What’s that?”  Thom tried to push himself up on an elbow, stopping short and gasping for breath as he fell back.  He squeezed his eyes shut, tears welling up.  I gave him a dirty look that he didn’t see … Continue reading

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Day Zero – Chapter 4 – Marin – 03

            “Cross that bridge when we come to it,” I murmured to myself, trying not to think about how we’d handle things when the others—more than just Carolyn—started to Awaken.  “Don’t be borrowing trouble you don’t need, Marin.”  There really … Continue reading

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Day Zero – Chapter 4 – Marin – 02

            “How’s he doing?”  Carolyn approached quietly, a makeshift ice pack in her hand, which she wrapped in the towel left for that purpose before crouching and settling it gently on Thom’s forehead.  He flinched, hissing, before the tenseness it … Continue reading

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Day Zero – Chapter 4 – Marin – 01

            I was hovering, I knew it, and I also knew that it was pissing Jacqueline off to at least some degree.  But I didn’t care.  It was Thom, for Christ’s sake.  I wasn’t letting him out of my sight … Continue reading

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