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The Garret Farm: Part 34 by J Ray Lamb
Jason was finally gone and the farm settled into mid-spring. Trent was busy from sunrise to sunset with preparations for the spring planting. Sandy suddenly found himself in charge of a fence building team to cordon off the winter wheat section that Claire had meant to fertilize. Trent couldn’t use that acreage for anything during the warm season so it was decided to fence it off and make it an extra pasture for the summer.
The rest of the farm was moving on from the drama. Colin had his hands full turning the farm into a full live-in facility…
Rose and Thorne 6 #27 (6.2) by Julie Lynn Hayes
Ethan turned up the heater in the car as we left the gas station, out of deference to his passengers, I knew. Not that he wouldn’t have done it for me, but I normally didn’t complain about the cold. The current temperature was only about thirty-five degrees, so pretty chilly for Virginia. I knew it wouldn’t feel so bad once we were on the road and the sun had a real chance to warm everything up. Back in Joliet, we’d consider this a heat wave, especially for February, but Southerners weren’t used to the same frigid temps I’d had to endure growing up.
I was on my feet and chasing after Bouncer, but he’d already been across the room from me. Plus, despite his muscular bulk, Garjah was fast and used to his planet’s gravity. I had increased muscle mass and bone density after the incident on Ardra but I still struggled in the higher gravity to move at speed. Besides, I didn’t want one of the nervous security offers to shoot at me.If Garjah threatened to shoot anyone who took a shot at Bouncer, when he’d probably either dodge it or manage to have it bounce off his armored back, then