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By T. J. Reeder

This is often the tale of a guy in his later years who reveals himself a truly good distance from domestic and fireside whilst the SHTF. It’s a story of the force to get domestic come hell or excessive water.

I’m writing it in regards to the manner i actually could get domestic after an occasion. i will simply wish i'd do in addition in actual life.

I have the need and the force and know the way yet possibly the ol physique is low on gas. Time will inform.

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The thought brought a grim smile to Tychus’s square-jawed face as he ducked under a sign and paused to gaze at a window display filled with women’s shoes. Or, more accurately, at the general area, because his peripheral vision was quite good, and if someone was following him, he wanted to know. Not having spotted any MPs or suspicious civilians, Tychus turned a corner and followed an alley to the next street over. A hard left carried him into the warehouse district, and from there it was a three-minute walk to a low, metal-sided warehouse that would have been completely unremarkable had there not been sentries posted outside.

He glanced up at his father and met his knowing gaze. Jim suspected that Trace knew he wasn’t entirely happy with the future that awaited him. Farley nodded agreeably. “That makes sense… . And I’m sure your parents appreciate it. Of course there are other ways to lend a hand. Take the current enlistment bonus for example. The government is paying a generous signing bonus to each person who joins up! ” A generous bonus? That got Jim’s attention. A big chunk of money could fix everything for his parents, for the farm, maybe even his future.

She doesn’t look happy, Jim thought. ” “Yeah, Dad,” Jim replied, wondering whether he was doing the right thing, or if this was all a big mistake. He got up and cleared the table, then quietly left the room. His father, for the first time in Jim’s memory, offered no words of guidance and Jim felt utterly alone. The better part of three days passed with arguments back and forth, but on the third night there was a knock on Jim’s bedroom door. He turned away from his computer. ” “Come on, your mom and I want to talk to you,” Trace called out.

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