Previously (from Chapter Three):“Say WHAT?” Boomer growled—again, “What the HELL does that have to do with anything, Corporal? You want to serve again? Just tell me why!”
“Because I’m a damn-fine corporal, First-Sergeant!”
“Corporal—grab an ale and then go through yonder door and tell them I sent you—you’re hired!”
With a very-large grin Corporal Ozzie did just that.
Hiram, Chris, Wyatt, Sarah, and Boomer grinned as Ozzie disappeared into the back room.
Previously (from Chapter Four): Chris looked over at Sandra and said, “No more talking of leaving Sandra?”
Sandra’s face lit up like the 4th of July, and she realized she did not have to be afraid ever again. She said, “No more talk of leaving, I do not have to look over my shoulder any longer. I can finally put down roots and I am so glad it is the place I have come to love with people I really care about!” Continue reading