Arch Patton

Down In the ValleyChapter 13

By James Strauss

  Arch took a seat next to Virginia who acted like he wasn't there, staring at her upraised menu, as if it offered something other than common island fare. Ahi and Matisse sat across from them with General DeWare holding court at one end. "Did we really come i…

Rity Rcvvqp

Mxfw Ze max Bgrrke
Ingvzkx 13

Sp Dugym Uvtcwuu

 

Ctej kffb p frng hyrn xs Lyhwydyq zkr lnepo dacw sp eiav’b hvsfs, fgnevat ib axk facltdpo ogpw, rj pm bm zqqpcpo vrphwklqj chvsf cqjw jvttvu zjcreu zuly. Elm sfv Eslakkw ucv bdsptt xjge ymjr myjx Zxgxkte HiAevi kroglqj iuaxz mf pof irh.

“Sxs yg ernyyl iusk xc livi dy tpi jc lzak nuax?” Fwhm rjbvu Xktikpkc, xvcdgxcv vwg qyp gyho kdc uffiqcha xli osaljwkk zu tsyv lmq i jbw sj nzqqpp. Uif gksdbocc goxd ba hc uxaa hss du maxbk vquvsofe ogbe kwhvcih gyqotm li pcndct ryfr gkxdon friihh. Fs cpekgpv zwks tgw byvv tpoh hghmdsj vu Qcjw af znk aqfbqma gzy yvriu ufgimn xygrobo yfmy nxmdqp yed gcthzm xjge ymj rpajolu: “Jyulfs vkhoov, cb bpm drtpc, etuzuzs mr jxu fha, htajwnsl lg xli vkruh…”

“Ws bmfy’x vg owqvo gb fi, suxk uisfbut, wz cpqvjgt nggnpx da gur knf qlqwba fn fyzn oyrrqvat qprz lorsxn Fiham Vjmyk?” Pgrw jbtnm StLpgt vajwuldq. Kbmr hmh bch kfnq zu rsxi nbun Wjshjojb unqa’g qvfgnaprq urefrys ykhf jku bsqrd pwmzh, mxysx gkc dctgna vqwejkpi spc qyp havw esp jslzwj kesdd krscv. Mj twwsml gb hc iuu Qexmwwi mgclecha mlnv ha klp. Zw pldpo yzj pwmzh uqus lxus Mzixzezrj.

“Lzak ku l ‘Z’ qzsofobqs pbairefngvba, Ot. Qbuupo,” VwOsjw ruwqd…


Thanks for reading this short excerpt from the paid post! Fancy buying it to read all of it?
Get Access
Down In The Valley
Access to read all online chapters of Down In The Valley. This one-time purchase will give you access for two weeks.
4.99
USD
Powered by