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Dun Ringill, Chapter 9

Chapter 9   It was just past noon when Carthage awoke.  He and Siobhan had swapped their sack time five hours earlier, and she roused him with a gentle kick to his thigh.  He pulled his poncho liner from his … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter Eight

Chapter 8   All but one of the men broke west toward the ridgeline, firing indiscriminately. One figure knelt by a tree near the fence, and Siobhan settled the reticule of her scope on him. She aimed at his sternum, … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter Seven

Chapter 7   The road to Perth followed the coastline, carved out of the side of a steep hill that steadily rose in elevation.  It was a cloudless night, and Skye’s larger moon was rising in the east, over the … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter Six

Chapter 6   “What the hell was that?” On the street in Abernathy, Carthage had made his way to Siobhan’s side. They crouched beside the stairs to a brownstone walkup, and peered in either direction down the road. The mysterious sound … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter Five

Chapter 5 The old watch tower on the edge of Abernathy was a perfect place for Carthage and Siobhan to rest, eat some food, and observe the town.  The sun was low in the western sky, opposite from the town’s … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter Four

Chapter Four is up!  You can catch up on the previous chapter here: https://devonai.wordpress.com/2017/05/02/dun-ringill-chapter-three/   Chapter 4 When Carthage returned with the rest of his gear, Siobhan was still in her bedroom, trying to decide what to bring with her … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter Three

Chapter three is up!  You can catch up on the story starting here: https://devonai.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/dun-ringill-prologue-and-chapter-one/   Chapter 3 Siobhan had directed Carthage to fill two tumblers with scotch, and the man sipped slowly from his glass as she began her story. … Continue reading

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