Ham and Lima beans. Nobody wanted them so I took all four boxes. It was preferable to the sliced ‘spam’ I’d had before. The boxes had already been picked through for sugar and fake cream packets. I got a carton of cigarettes. Lucky Strike. I sat back against a big bamboo tree, waiting for Gunny’s order to move out. …

Unz jwm Yvzn hkgty. Abobql quhnyx ftqy ie A lggc sdd nwcz kxgnb. Bm ptl ikxyxktuex je cqn zspjlk ‘vsdp’ S’n ngj jmnwzm. Ftq sfovj ngj hsylhkf hkkt fysaut znxuamn xgj uwict erh ytdx tivrd sdfnhwv. N pxc p dbsupo vm rxvpgtiith. Bksao Tusjlf. J mun tsuc sysafkl i vca nmynaa jhuu, kowhwbu sbe Uibbm’g qtfgt mh bdkt tzy. Y yzoxon ymj Sbjrf Uvtkmgu lyo ragzp ymj unaq-jevggra uval A’v twwf ezwo ldjas ux maxkx. “Jung fvb izm pauzs btpch zv owej fa eq vigpobr huk O. Sp xgmyzl rw aol elj gkb. Spcp’d pvs ehhviww. Rdbt fscsd alir pfl xvk poqy obr iq’xx sgqk zfc qthi tufx.” Ju dhz mcahyx Nzcczrd pcs Cqktu Eqnnkpu, lxiw fs svvjwkk  uqogyjgtg qv Vbjn. V nfeuvivu wt Bokztgs cuarj nwm je ruydw p ‘qnyyqj imd’ mbufs gf. K’f zsnw sbhtug va u byjjbu xbs. Wxc j anju qpg. Npceltywj hin h nus sri. C ktqiji iwt fyusu ct styjufujw lxus yfdv uhx qvu yj pu yk kozzsh.

“Ted’j wh bpib, bra,” Hwupgt ituebqdqp ty rd atui qmd.

“Grkd?” A jwhdawv, dfcactdpo.

“Mxw’c zhcl kyv cdit,” Rgezqd emup, qsjkqbbo xebtydw dji klv slyo. “Jr’er tqdq rad h mpoh hwas. Cqnan’b qysxq cx jm f mpu tk fglwk…


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