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The rest of the team was ushered about their business while Dr. Vikrish, Soldier One, and two of his lackeys ushered us into their shuttle and further through the corridors toward the control center. We made an interesting parade for those crew who’d stayed behind. Dr. Vikrish lead the way, a soldier behind him and in front of us. Garjah and I were clearly newcomers on a planet reported to be unoccupied, and a wild animal with a lethal gait and roving gaze prowled at my hip. Soldier One and another soldier brought up the rear behind us.
Rose and Thorne 6 #2 (1.2) by Julie Lynn Hayes
I don’t know if I was more surprised by Sarah’s statement, or by Ethan’s reaction to it. I glanced at him, forgetting whatever comment I had intended to make. His blond brows were furrowed in uncharacteristic anger, and his normally calm blue eyes had darkened, resembling a storm on the sea. As if sensing his daddy’s perturbation, Benny made an appearance, having just awakened. He leapt up onto Ethan’s leg, while I placed my hand on Ethan’s arm, my own gaze undoubtedly revealing how disturbed I was at what I was seeing.
But the very next moment
Garret Farm: Part 14 by J Ray Lamb
Dinner was over, the table had been cleared, and the beer had started to flow.
Sandy was kicked back in one of the recliners in the living room, Garret was in the other, while Trent was manspread on the love seat.
Conversation had turned from the farm to football in spite of Trent’s seemingly disinterest.
Jason’s missing out. – Trent thought to himself as he watched Garret and Sandy bonding over beer and football. He’d be sitting back trying to figure out how Sandy would fit in to the farm and if Garret would want to hire him on…