Bugout Part 147 – Slow Speed Chase

Bob:

Here’s the next episode of Bugout! from my story blog.

Originally posted on Scagsdale's Tales:

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Rosie jerked awake, the sound of gunfire jarring her. Multiple shots, sounding like they were coming from the parking lot. She pulled her cellphone out of her purse and turned on the short range app. Nothing. Jeb was starting to stir. She buzzed the nurse.

The nurse rushed in as Jeb woke up. “What happened?” she asked, a look of terror on her face.

“Jeb waking up. That gunshot I hear?”

“Yes, in the parking lot. The army is down there, though, and they have more help in town. Stay away from the windows.”

“Doctor said want to talk to Jeb when he wake.”

“I’ll let him know, Rosie. Thanks.” the nurse said, rushing out.

There were several more shots, this time sounding closer, and then some yelling in Arabic.

“What’s going on, honey?” Jeb said softly. “I thought I heard gunfire.”

“Bad guys in parking lot, but army here.”

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Bugout Part 146 – The Invisible Hand

Bob:

Here’s the next episode of Bugout! from my story blog.

Originally posted on Scagsdale's Tales:

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Gabe was driving the Suburban on the interstate. Hilda sat in the front passenger seat, and Earl was sleeping in the back, sprawled out as comfortably as he could get himself.

“You keep looking in the rear view mirror,” Hilda said. “See something?”

“There’s been a van following us for about 40 miles now,” he said nervously. “I can’t wait to get off this interstate.”

“How much longer do we have to stay on I-70?” Hilda asked.

“Maybe about two hours. I’m going to get on Route 50 as soon as we hit Grand Junction, and head towards Pueblo. We should be able to come up to Route 94 from there, and scoot into Kansas, just like we did originally.”

“Should I call Charlie?” Hilda asked.

“Not yet, but why don’t you check the app. I haven’t for a while.”

Hilda nodded and reached down to grab her phone from…

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Full length novel released! “Never A Loose End”

Originally posted on Scagsdale's Tales:

The first of my full length novels has been published in the Amazon Kindle store, available now. For those of you have have been readying the Bugout! series, the story involves George and Malcolm, and is set about seven years earlier.

Here’s the link to “Never A Loose End”

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Bugout Part 145 – The New Normal?

Bob:

Here’s the next episode of Bugout! from my story blog.

Originally posted on Scagsdale's Tales:

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Mary bent over Saladin’s body, on the cot in the cell, with the drop light being held by Kurt.

“He can’t get much deader than this,” Mary said, standing up. “What are you going to do with him?”

“We’re going to wrap him up tight and put him in the walk-in freezer, for now,” Charlie said.

She chuckled. “That might gross a few people out.”

“I know,” Charlie said. “It won’t be for long, though, hopefully.”

Jackson came in with a box of hefty bags and a couple rolls of gorilla tape. He got to work with Charlie and Kurt, while the Sheriff held up the light.

“Yeah, make him nice and tight,” he said.

“What’s next?” Mary asked.

“After we get the crispy critter stuffed into the freezer, I think we just keep our eyes open, and wait for our friends to get back,” Charlie said. “I heard from…

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