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"Farewell and Adieu..."

Jan 20, 2022, 11:30am by sail3695

Dok dok dok dok dok The hammer pounded out the same sequence of five blows every time. Dok dok dok dok dok. Work on the gallows had begun that morning. Deputy Winste ...

Where Are The Kangaroos?

Dec 30, 2021, 3:04pm by sail3695

There was a lot to be said for the spaces chosen by small towns for their criminal trials. These little communities on the rim hadn’t the money, or usually the need, to build a courthouse ...

Aftermath pt.4

Dec 14, 2021, 11:09pm by LucianNepreen

Despite the growing soreness that made lots of places hurt, Charles could not contain a childish glee of his living arrangements. He had practically skipped the way there and even if it was ...

"In The Jailhouse Now"

Dec 10, 2021, 10:55pm by sail3695

The cell was as basic as one might expect. Two sides were built of aging brick with narrow, barred windows to provide some light and ventilation. The remaining walls were composed of iron b ...

Aftermath (Part 3)

Dec 8, 2021, 7:31pm by Blitzen

"And you're my onlybody." He grinned digging around for something to wrap his ribs. Just in case. They ached like a wangba dan! "The only body who really gives a damn about me." He said quie ...

Aftermath (Part 2)

Dec 8, 2021, 7:27pm by Winters

“Or get yourself shot trying to shoot someone trying to shoot me. Why the rush in run pigtails first into a firefight anyway.” Vas said moving to get the requested alcohol and swabs. “ ...

Aftermath (Part 1)

Dec 8, 2021, 7:23pm by Blitzen

“Ah, was looking for one of you guys. Is there a bunk for the hands or do I just find an empty corner to put my pack?" Charlie said. Serena crawled out from the chair she was ‘taking cov ...

All Locked Up And No Place To Go

Dec 3, 2021, 4:13pm by sail3695

The handcuffs snapped tightly to his wrists. “Turn around,” the deputy ordered. Carnes complied. “Sheriff? Ya wanna talk to ‘im?” “Just a minute,” the lawman raised a ...

Unwelcome Wagon Part 14

Nov 26, 2021, 2:10pm by LucianNepreen

Lightly chuckling at the big man's jest, Charles did his best to keep up with him as they brought the package into the bay. With the mechanic banished to his station by the Jago, Charles fou ...

Unwelcome Wagon Part 13

Nov 24, 2021, 6:33pm by sail3695

Fawkes was incredulous. “You didn’t intervene?” Jared watched as the boat’s cargo ramp lifted and sealed. “There’s a name for people who board ships uninvited,” he answere ...

Unwelcome Wagon Part 12

Nov 19, 2021, 9:58pm by Winters

Jago grumbled not liking the idea they could be trafficking. "Shiong mao niao … get it in the cargo bay. Tim, get us in the air and we'll find out what the hell we're hauling." “I’m ...

Unwelcome Wagon Part 11

Nov 13, 2021, 11:09am by sail3695

The horse was settling down. Carnes’ gifts of the apples and a few soothing touches to the animal’s ears and jawline had their desired effect. His interest piqued upon overhearing the ...

Unwelcome Wagon (Part 10)

Nov 13, 2021, 12:21am by Blitzen

Vas held his sore ribs as he fought down the giggles and dragged himself, wincing again, toward the med bay. "Arrit 'nuff joking around. Get outta here before my good humor dries up. Pat ...

Unwelcome Wagon Part 9

Nov 3, 2021, 8:02pm by sail3695

Jared took to his feet, holstering the unfired weapon. A moment’s appraisal confirmed the most important details, those being that their assailants were amateurs of the lowest stripe, and ...

Unwelcome wagon Pt.8

Nov 2, 2021, 11:20pm by LucianNepreen

Charles hadn’t heard the gunfire die down or seen the rest of their attackers flee. All he could focus on was the stench that seemed to envelope his wrestling partner. Between the occasio ...

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