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Bad Karma and the Family Plan #35 (7.3) by Julie Lynn Hayes
By my reckoning, we were maybe an hour and a half, more or less, from our destination of Imperial, Georgia. Smooth sailing, right? Drop Sarah and Alex off at her friend Mercy’s place, bid the pair a fond farewell. Maybe talk about future plans to get together once all this was behind everyone, particularly Benny. Not to mention Sarah and her again ex—did that make him an ex twice removed or something? Then continue on to Atlanta, spend a couple of days at a hotel with Benny until it was time for him to testify and put his own ex away for a very long time (lot of exes going on here, I’ve noticed. Glad I don’t have any).
And then I heard Sarah ask, “Ethan, can we get off at that rest area? Alex needs to go.”
How could a trip that seemed so short take so long?
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“We can’t risk a fire. I’m going to shift. I’ll stay warm, and you can layer up with my clothes.” It was getting darker, and Ases was right. There was no way we should build a fire this close to the port, if I even had the ability to start one. At least the lightning arcing from the storm kept the complete darkness at bay.“All right.” Bouncer had grumbled, probably about the lack of easy access dinner. I’d encouraged him to go find something to eat, but he wasn’t the best hunter. “You should take Bouncer to go find