Trouble

Knocking at the door. We were out on the patio, me, Bernie, Suzie. They’d been talking about the Greed Case. I’d been watching Bernie. He had some burger patties on a plate, and was moving toward the grill.

“Should I get that?” Suzie said.

“Thanks,” said Bernie, dropping the first patty on the grill. I moved a little closer.

Suzie went into the house. Bernie got the rest of the burgers going. How many? Don’t ask me. All I knew was there was enough for everybody. I heard Suzie’s footsteps coming back. And what was that? Other footsteps, too, heavy ones. I turned toward the back door. Suzie came out, two men beside her, a bald one and a white-haired one. I recognized them from the box canyon. The bald one had a gun to Suzie’s head. The white-haired one – Freddie Dancer – had a gun, too. His was pointed at Bernie.

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3 Responses to “Trouble”

  1. Diane
    4:45 am on August 12th, 2009

    Oh Oh. What to watch? The one burger on the grill? The other burgers on the plate? The perps with guns?

    What a cliff-hanger!

  2. B. Stover
    11:56 am on August 12th, 2009

    Bated breath again…..

  3. Harrison Howe
    2:56 pm on August 12th, 2009

    With everyone distracted, Chet should go for the burgers! :)

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