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Here Kitty Kitty: Chapter 3.1 by Carol Pedroso
Simon woke with a start, he was never going to get used to having the sun dictate when he slept. Not that he would actually call it sleeping. It was more like an enforced coma.
He sat up and looked around. He’s been moved to the back of the cave and had a blanket around him. Kitryn must have been responsible, Simon wasn’t sure how he felt about being so vulnerable in front of a stranger. Not that he’d had a lot of choices, but still.
One of the first things he noticed was the kits.
The Sheriff #44 (11.2) by Julie Lynn Hayes
“So, I see there’s been some new developments,” Lee commented, breaking into Roy’s thoughts. Which were pretty well centered on Dustin.
Roy glanced at his friend. Lee’s face revealed nothing. “What do you mean?”
“I mean I don’t think you’ve heard a word I’ve said in the last five minutes and you keep staring toward a certain blond is what I mean.” He gave Roy a wry smile. “You want to talk about it?”
He probably was staring at Dustin, wasn’t he?
Captain held up a box. “First, do me a favor. Can you take this in your hand?”
I eyed the small green box in his hand. It was small, with smooth sides. I still hesitated. “What does it do?”
“Nothing. It’s just a cube. It can’t hurt you.” The edges weren’t even sharp, so I carefully reached out my hand. Captain gently dropped it into my hand.
“What now?” It was so light I could barely feel its weight on my palm as I cradled it.
“Squeeze it,” he said.
“Okay.” I closed my fingers around the cube, crumpling it