The next chapter of Bugout! from my story blog.
Originally posted on Scagsdale's Tales:
“Hope they make it back alright,” Jane said. She was sitting at a table in the clubhouse, across from Frank.
“I’ll be nervous the whole time they’re gone. That’s one of the reasons I wanted to get set up to work the security camera system. I need something to occupy my mind. That reminds me….I need to talk to Earl and Jackson about setting up a couple of mortars.”
He got up and walked over to Earl and Jackson, who were sitting out on the veranda.
“What’s up, Frank?” Jackson asked.
“We were thinking that it would be a good idea to set up a couple of the mortars out here, pointing forward. Maybe pile some sand bags around them. What do you think?”
“Well, I’d love to have something to do,” Earl said. “I’m going crazy just sitting here. I swear that I can hear things out there.”
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