This is chapter 27 of my novel, Foreign. I’ve taken about a month off while I traveled to Guatemala and Atlanta, had family visit, finished a doctoral paper, and got back into the swing of the school year. I’m hoping to get back to posting every week. If not, I’ll shoot for every two weeks. Either way, I cannot guarantee that I’ll be posting by noon on Fridays. It will be some time on Fridays. Thanks for your patience! The story still continues! If you’ve missed a chapter, you can check out the archives here. That page also includes a PDF and E-pub file of the whole book through chapter 26. If you like what you read, please spread the word, and make sure to sign up in the upper-right corner to get each new chapter emailed to you. Thanks and enjoy!
“They’ve escaped, sir.”
“Our resources will be more limited now.”
“I’m aware. See if you can procure some more help.”
-From the office of the Secadoma
“You shoulda listened to me, you turd!” Justin yelled out, catching his breath as he sat next to Mark on the ice.
Mark didn’t bother to respond, but continued to lay on his back, looking up at the stars, heaving from exhaustion.
“After all we’ve gone through, we coulda died because you didn’t want to get dirty?” Justin pressed further.
Mark still didn’t respond. Continue Reading…