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Monday, July 21

Wolves and Sheep: Prologue

The caboose of the train appeared ahead. Jim-Bean shifted gears. “Yeah. So when I say jump, you’d better jump, because you’re not going to get another chance.”

“What about you?” asked Hammer.

“What about me?”

“You’re staying behind? I don’t know if we can do this with the just two of us…” Guppy trailed off at the implications.

Jim-Bean smirked. “Nah. I wouldn’t miss this.”

The car pulled up alongside the train, which chugged along rhythmically on the right side of the car.

“But the car…?” asked Guppy.

“What about it?” said Jim-Beam.

Hammer shook his head in disbelief. “Guppy, you’re up.” The window rolled down on Guppy’s side.

“Wait, I go first?” asked Guppy, voice rising in panic.

“Guppy,” said Hammer. “We’ve been over this. Look at it this way…would you rather be last?”

Ahead, the train entered a tunnel, roaring as its passage echoed in the tight confines. [MORE]

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