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The Fourth Degree

Why Colin?” I ask Aaron. I can’t not ask it. Maybe it’s my nerves or maybe it’s the silence. I am sorry that he starts awake. “I like him.” He grins. “You have to admit he has a very cute … Continue reading

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Up and away

Aaron grins at Conor. He’s not big for a five year old, but he is smart. In fact he is acting far more grown up than I thought he would. And there is no sign of trauma. I open my … Continue reading

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I’m going to be flying in a bumblebee….

Max quickly gets to his feet and starts to move to the back of the hangar. I’m not sure why but I don’t follow. Instead, I fall to my knees next to Aaron. His eyes have become a little dull … Continue reading

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The best laid plans

Conor looks at me. “Is that a gun?” I nod. “But it is empty.” I start to scan the horizon but I can see nothing except the hanger. I look at Max and he gives a quick nod. “I’ll go … Continue reading

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Nothing is ever easy….

I turn in a slow circle, keeping an eye out for the others getting too close. “I’m scared,” Conor says. I give his slight frame a squeeze. “Don’t worry,” I say. “We will be fine.” “Where’s Max gone?” “We have … Continue reading

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Some things are sent to try us…

I stand beside Conor and look out onto the street. In truth there isn’t much I can see, due to a hedge, but the figures moving around are visible. “How long have they been there?” I ask. “Since the sun … Continue reading

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