Written Fireside is a round robin style written, short story feature based on the campfire game where one person starts a story then passes it on to the next person gathered by the fire to continue.

For each story I write part 1, then each participating author (a Fire Writer) adds a part in turn.

Mar 24, 2015

Be Mine, Marshal Part 8 by Kathleen Rice Adams

Uneven footsteps shuffled across the street behind Daniel, scuffing up puffs of dust when they stopped at his right side. 

“Give the child to me, Marshal.” The voice, pitched low and even, carried a request, not a demand. 
“I won’t hurt her. I swear.” 

Daniel canted his gaze toward the claw-thin hands reaching for Marigold. Sadness muddled with guilt stared back from Virgil’s eyes. 
“She’s my flesh and blood.”

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Written Fireside: Be Mine, Marshal 

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