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Wednesday, September 8

In Media Res: Part 5 – The Hunters Return

Jones looked back and forth between Morgan, who had his pistol drawn, and Morowitz, whose eyes fluttered wildly, knife still at the ready.

"Guys," said Jones. "There's a car coming!"

Morowitz snapped out of it, gasping. He looked around.

"We have to get out of here." Morowitz turned his back on the pistol-wielding Morgan and sat in the driver's seat. "You coming?"

Morgan didn't move. Bean was gone. Jones hopped in the passenger seat.

A full-size Chevy pickup truck towing a camper wound its way down the dirt road towards the cabin.

Morowitz stomped the gas pedal.

The sedan lurched forward, lights off, a dust cloud in the fading light.

"What are you doing?" shouted Jones, who realized at that moment he hadn't put on his seat belt. more


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