Month: July 2015

City of Mysts, Chapter 31

A/N: First of all, I would like to thank everyone who read and/or liked the previous chapter despite its flaws. This is one of the reasons why am still in WordPress. The community here is supportive and I appreciate it. Here’s another chapter just for you. I hope you’ll enjoy it. 🙂

 

Spy

Louis covered a yawn with his hand. He sat languidly on the bench with Cheska still oblivious to their current situation. His words hovered in the tense atmosphere.

“Negative. We need to verify his identity before he can enter the main house,” the security personnel said.

“Either he comes or my father comes to us,” Louis said. He flicked a speck of dust on his shoulder.

Fred stared incredulously at him. What was wrong with him? Had Louis forgotten why he had to reconcile with his father? To top it off, he wanted Gerry – a virtual stranger, who could be a double agent for all they know, to come with them. (more…)

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City of Mysts, Chapter 30

Distractions

Cheska’s strangled cry brought the two men’s attention towards her. She clutched her head; eyes wide with unseen horror and mouth open in a silent scream. Her legs suddenly gave out. The man was ahead of Fred and caught her before she could hit the pavement. The stranger said something to her that was too low for the doctor to hear. His forehead creased in concern when the woman didn’t respond.

Sirens wailed in the background. The police and ambulance were coming. It meant help for Cheska and inquiries for him and the stranger…and, eventually, her.

Fred approached the woman. He called her name softly.

Silence.

How in the world are we going to explain this situation? They’ll haul us into the nuthouse if we tell them, he thought. (more…)