By Darrell Bain
While a laboratory technician at the verge of retirement by accident infects himself with blood from an emergency room sufferer, he intends to record it--until executive brokers swarm the medical institution, confiscating each pattern of blood taken from the patient--at gunpoint. identifying to not file the incident simply but for worry of being thrown into an isolation chamber, he is going home--and falls violently sick. by the point he recovers and returns to paintings, frightening issues are taking place.
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It was well into the afternoon before the story broke and even then there was very little to it, just a simple report of gunshots at a “residence in Cedar Hill” where a DEA agent had been “wounded in a brief fight with drug dealers”. Well, the fight had been brief, anyway. That much of it was accurate, but the rest of it was obviously an attempt to play the story down, almost certainly by request of some Homeland Security spokesperson—or maybe the military. There was no mention of bodies or a missing agent.
That’s the instant gratification syndrome. A lot of women want to be wooed over and over again. I guess there’s nothing wrong with it, but I like something deeper in a man. The way you took care of me when I was sick, and the way you offered to separate to make it safer for me when I know you wanted to stay; things like that mean a lot to me. And there’s other little items I could mention if I wanted to, like being a reader and being considerate, but really, I like you for the very reasons that a lot of women wouldn’t.
I was worried,” she said. I came over and sat down on the bed beside her. “Sorry, I was trying to let you sleep. ” “Maybe, but I doubt it. I mean, who ever looks at their own license plates? It might be months before they discover it, especially since I was careful to switch Texas plates. ” “Okay, I think. ” I did and she sat up long enough to swallow another of her pain pills. I didn’t know what they were. I hadn’t ever had to use scheduled analgesics often enough to recognize the brand. “Thanks.