A Wished-For Love, Chapter Eight

Writers Envy

. Book Two
Chapter Eight
Olongapo, Philippines
1970
Frank and Marie

The orange-red sun was setting on another sweltering day in the Philippines when our C-130 touched down at Cubi Point Naval Air Station. The war in Vietnam was nine-hundred miles behind me and I could finally relax as the target on my back melted away. The creepy feeling that I was a sniper’s target had been with me for months. For the next week at least, I wouldn’t have to look for cover every time a Jeep backfired.

The Hercules taxied off the runway and came to a stop in front of the air terminal. We—myself – Chief Petty Officer Frank Bailey, and Petty Officers Sam McBride and Otis Parker—were impatient to get to the barracks and change into civilian clothes but had to wait for Customs. Spirits were high and several of the aircrewmen laughed and kidded around…

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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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