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Critical Error 69

They were laughing and joking when they returned to Paul’s house and everyone headed for the media room.  Christina hurried to the computer hoping she’d received a message from Theresa and Brandon regarding the trip home along with an update. She signed onto her account and jumped in alarm.  “Mom!  Mom!” Eilea, Paul, and Andrew […]

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Critical Error 68

“I’ve obviously had anxious moments but this is a whole new level of anxiety.  I don’t know where or what more importantly who he’ll strike at next.” “Until now that sense of control has given him the upper hand.  We’re systematically cutting it down and subsequently forcing the issue.” Eilea added, “Which in turn makes […]

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Critical Error 54

Eilea and the kids had left at ten forty-two.  Paul anxiously inspected his watch; they’d been gone twenty minutes exactly.  Harold’s pulse continued steady, but Paul was beginning to worry; Harold should have started to come around by now.  They’d better get here soon! He kept watching the bushes and surrounding area, just in case […]

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Critical Error 53

“Yes, it’s me.” Listening to the scrape of the deadbolt against metal, the door was barely opened when he pushed inside.  “Are the kids back yet?” “No.” “Come with me.  We’re going to round them up and get them back here.” “Why, what’s going on?” “The officer assigned to this case has disappeared.  We put […]

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Critical Error 50

The food was delicious.  The fish and shellfish were succulent tasty, cooked with care to perfection.  Because it was a slow night, the cook came out to join them to inquire about the grub. “It’s delicious,” they cried. “Good, it’s supposed to be.” He bantered for a bit suggesting sites to entertain, indicating little shops […]

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