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Spitfire Epilogue

Hallelujah ~ There was no going back to the way things were.  Smiles and laughs and comfy evenings, those were behind us.  I knew that for sure by the time we both got out of the hospital in Ingram.  Whatever had happened to Dick had changed him. He wore his leg in a cast and … More Spitfire Epilogue

Spitfire Chapter 24

Spitfire ~ I was less clear on the basement’s layout since it wasn’t on any of the plans Skylar had found.  I got the sense the basement had been dug out after the building’s completion, and I couldn’t go crazy with grenades.  Not because of support beams or load-bearing points or anything.  Dick was down … More Spitfire Chapter 24

Spitfire Chapter 22

It Won’t Be Long ~ I saw myself in the news.  They reported me as a suspect in the Garrett investigation, last seen assaulting a cop and currently in hiding.  I figured the police had rounded up everyone they could find, and now they were sniffing for stragglers like. They could come to this hospital, … More Spitfire Chapter 22

Spitfire Chapter 21

Straight from the Heart ~ White.  Ceiling.  Hospital.  Fuck.  I tried to sit up, and the pain was like another bullet in my gut.  My chest burned incessantly, from my collar down to my navel.  My arm was in a sling, but I couldn’t even feel it, just an arm-shaped field of agony.  The rest … More Spitfire Chapter 21

Spitfire Chapter 19

Second Degree ~ “Speak of the devil,” I said as we backed toward our exit.  Clutching the laptop to his chest, James said, “Can it.  They don’t know we’re here yet.” The doorknob shook.  Another voice, right on the other side of the door, said, “Unlock it.”  I made out the sound of keys fumbling, … More Spitfire Chapter 19

Spitfire Chapter 16

Make It Bun Dem ~ “You sure about this, Viola?” Dick said. Viola grinned.  “I’m sure.  You know I’m the best for this.” “I wouldn’t even consider it otherwise,” Dick said.  “Okay.  Take care, sweetheart.” I watched from my spot against the concrete wall, drumming my fingers on my arm, as Viola and Dick embraced … More Spitfire Chapter 16