In shock, she struggled to hold her breathing in check. Hearing her ragged pants, he swung his weapon to face her, and she held her own, point it towards him, the barrel shaking slightly as she inched towards him. “I don’t believe you,” she gasped.
“Oh, it’s true, honey,” he grinned, and she recognized the few teeth that were exposed.
“You/re the one from the store,” she accused.
“Yup,” he continued to smile, pleased with his prize. “You didn’ really love that guy, did you?”
She stared at him, still clutching the pistol, thinking about the tall blond man who had become a huge part of her existence. She needed him almost as much as she needed air, and the thought of his passing paralyzed her. “I said, I don’t believe, you.: Fighting her anguish, she raised her arm and leveled the barrel at him.
Laughing, the stranger stepped towards her, “You ain’ gonna shoot me,: he speculated, “If you was, you already woulda.” Pausing, he waited for her response.
“Don’t move!” she called loudly, attempting to retreat but finding herself blocked by the wooden trough behind her.
He nodded, laughing as he took another giant step.
Pulling the trigger, she caught her breath at the sight of the blood spewing from the back of his head, and the sound of his body falling to the ground.
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(Irrevocable Series Book 1)
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