A Wished-For Love, Chapter One

Writers Envy

May 30th, 1968
Cam Ranh Bay, South Vietnam

 They say you don’t hear the bullet that kills you.

How could anyone know that?

Because, they also say, bullets move faster than the speed of sound. By the time you hear the sound of the bullet in your back, you’re dead.

What if you’re only wounded; you’d hear that bullet, wouldn’t you?

Well, you’re not dead, are you?

Sam pushed the thought away as he struggled to his feet with Frank’s heavy, still body draped across his shoulders. He clutched Frank’s wrists and ankles and ran awkwardly for the cover of the aircraft maintenance shack.

Almost there. Almost there.  We’re gonna make it, Frank. Hang on. Hang on, buddy.

Steps from safety, an excruciating pain ripped a groan from behind Sam’s clenched teeth. He staggered but kept his feet. Another step and another burst of pain and his knees buckled as…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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