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Wednesday Briefs: April 13, 2022

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Ancalagon: Chapter Eighty-six by Cia Nordwell
 

I placed my hands over his, wanting to touch. I laced our fingers together and leaned my hand into our connected palms. “We need to find some allies who can prevent that from happening, because I don’t think I’d like jail.”  

He huffed. “As if I’d let Seedrah put you in a cell.”  

“Instead of sneaking us back on the planet, we need the rebels to help us make as big an entrance as possible. Do you think they can do that?”  

“Maybe.”  

“And Seedrah… is he loyal to you or to the Kardoval?”  

Garjah hesitated. “He would not do

 
 

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Wednesday Briefs: April 6, 2022

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Rose and Thorne 6 #18 (4.4) by Julie Lynn Hayes

All good things must come to an end—or at least I’ve found that to be the case in my experience with life so far—and so it was with our evening with Benny. Luckily we didn’t have to get up too early the next day, as our flight to Atlanta didn’t leave until sometime late morning. But when Benny began to yawn, despite his best efforts to hide it, we realized we should probably call it a night. Okay, maybe I yawned a bit myself, although I wasn’t about to admit to being tired. I didn’t have to, though. Ethan knew me too well to even listen to my protestations that I was wide awake and fine. He also vetoed my suggestion of more coffee with a chuckle and a shake of his pretty head. I knew better than to argue with that.

After a quick check of Benny’s room, for safety’s sake, we bid him good night.

“Good night guys,” he said with a pronounced wink. “Oh, and just so you know,

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Wednesday Briefs: March 30, 2022

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Rose and Thorne 6 #17 (4.3) by Julie Lynn Hayes

Benny’s suite contained two bedrooms, which was pretty standard for the Hamilton Arms, as we’d learned during our previous sojourn at the hotel. I was just glad we weren’t staying in the same suites as before—me with Troy and Ethan with she-who-shall-not-be-named. In fact, I was grateful we weren’t even on the same floor as that would have brought up rather unwelcome memories as well.

We ordered dinner from room service. I had to admit the steaks there were pretty good. Plus food seemed to just taste better on the government dime. Maybe that’s

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Wednesday Briefs: March 23, 2022

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Ancalagon: Chapter Eighty-three by Cia Nordwell
 

I was sure of Ases though. As soon as we’d gotten away from the planet and his family’s suffocation, he’d returned to the man I’d known. He’d sent so many questions via the comm.  Everything about him screamed someone who was ready to seize the joy of his new life with both hands.  

And by the way Bouncer just rubbed along his side, he approved too. Traitorous little shit. Eses hadn’t even fed him. Was it the animal thing? Like calling to like?  

I cocked my head. “Come on. I’ll take you for a short walk and a meal.” Pointing

 
 

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Wednesday Briefs: March 16, 2022

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The Garret Farm: Part 26 by J Ray Lamb

Sandy and Trent silently drove along the road from the farm towards town. It wasn’t necessarily towards Racoon Rapids, or ‘town’ on the farm, nor towards Flat River, the ‘city ‘. Sandy had no idea where they were going but he trusted Trent not to get him into trouble. Just as he had fully relaxed, Trent started taking small county roads getting onto smaller and smaller roads that had quickly turned into a small rutted path through a field.

Trent realized that Sandy was completely disoriented and smiled to himself. He wanted to go somewhere quiet…

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Wednesday Briefs: March 9, 2022

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Ancalagon: Chapter Eighty-one by Cia Nordwell
 

“You can’t do that!” Sonez blustered. The Heeze whispered in his ear. “It’s dereliction of duty!”  

“Watch me.”  

Garjah had let me handle my former captain until that moment, but when he took another threatening step forward, he decided to get in on the action with Bouncer. He brought one thickly-muscled arm up and pointed right at the red-faced captain who thought he could bully me. “If you touch him, I will remove your arm. And since you only have two, I don’t think you will function very well.” He flexed his fingers, so casually menacing that it was more

 
 

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Wednesday Briefs: March 2, 2022

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Ancalagon: Chapter Eighty by Cia Nordwell
 

“I shall go back and prepare my people for your ambassador’s visit.” Garjah tilted his head, one fist over his chest in salute. I guess he respected the Fertet who’d agreed to come in place of the Glo’ots the Council had tried to send in the first place. I’d vetoed that immediately, ignoring my mother’s hiss behind me. They were a species long part of the Galactic, but they were stuffy, bureaucratic types who would not do well with Garjah’s people.  

No, to foster a relationship, they’d needed a species who held similar values and who would appreciate the beauty

 
 

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Wednesday Briefs: February 23, 2022

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Rose and Thorne 6 #12 (3.2) by Julie Lynn Hayes

Beautiful blue eyes certainly ran in this family. As did good looks. And killer smiles. Okay, not Joe Junior, but all the rest were good-looking people. At least from the outside.

I hung back as uncle and nephew hugged it out. Deciding I should make myself at least somewhat useful, I retrieved our suitcase and set it on the floor.

“It’s so good to see you, Ethan,” his uncle was saying. “You’ve become quite the looker, you have. Breaking all the hearts?”

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Wednesday Briefs: February 16,2022

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Garret Farm: Part 23 by J Ray Lamb

Colin sat down to eat with the rest of the crew. Everyone was in a good mood which clashed with his own bitchy mood and frustration with Murphy.

After the past few months of wild and crazy sex, his being given the commissary managers position, and sleeping with Murphy, he felt settled in to the farm and had a incipient relationship with Murphy.

Now, everyone was sitting here around the table as if nothing had changed on the farm. Perhaps nothing had changed, but to Colin everything had changed. Did he want to keep the commissary manager position?

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Wednesday Briefs: February 9, 2022

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Garret Farm: Part 22 by J Ray Lamb

Jason stormed back to the garage and glared at Sandy’s car. The glare was a combination of disgust, jealousy, and pity.

Disgusted that some young kid who hadn’t worked a day in his life was driving a seventy-five thousand dollar sports car, jealous of the car itself but also that Sandy has the means to be able to afford one, and finally, pity that Sandy was driving a vehicle that was so obviously unsuited for life out here on the farm.

Nevertheless, Jason had been asked to take a look at Sandy’s car and he would do his best.

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