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Deny Thyself By LadyRosabella Characters: 3752

Updated: 2017-12-20 15:42


Evlyn stood beside Callie and studied the two remaining wagons.

"I think we may be stranded here, Ev." Callie said weakly. Thankfully, she had survived the first twenty-four hours. She was slowly recovering and regaining her strength. Missy Lewis was also on the recovery to the great relief of her mother and father.

"You know what?" Evlyn turned to face Callie. "I'm okay with that."

Callie nodded in understanding. Evlyn's eyes strayed to Peter who was helping Gurtslinger, Benjamin and the other men survey the damage. "I'll be happy where ever my husband is."

"Me too." Callie agreed.

Fannie skipped up to Evlyn and Callie. "Mama." Evlyn smiled delighting in both the title and the sweet girl who called her by it. "What is it, little one?"

"Papa wants to see you."

"Thank you, honey." Evlyn turned to Callie. "I'll be back."

Callie nodded. "I think I'm going to sit down for a while. Fannie, would you like Aunt Callie to tell you and the other children a story?"

"Yes!" Fannie clapped her hands together in delight. "I'll go get the others."

"Did you need me?" Evlyn asked as she approache

's in all the buildin's. It's gonna be a right purty town!" Smiling, as pleased as pudding he snapped his suspenders.

Abner Manass let out a mighty sigh. How could he argue with all the influential men in this town. "Fine. But I don't want ya'll cryin' ta me when yer all belly up and broke." Mr. Manass went home. "Mayhap, if I hadn't closed that dinner I'd still be mayor." He shook his head in disgust. "Stupid fools. Jest plain stupid."

Finis

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