For APRIL A-Z 2012, I decided on a single theme. In fact, it's a single story, broken into 26 bite-sized chunks of precisely 100 words. Each day's instalment begins using a word starting with the current letter of the alphabet and ends with a word commencing with the letter for the following day.
I hope you like it enough to look in each day and follow the story.....!
(new readers, please click back to 'A' to follow the plot!)
'APPROACHING ZERO' Part 23 - '…weapons;'
...weapons; there was a reason for subterfuge and not all on a ‘need to know’ basis.
She stepped neatly onto the train, weaving her way along the narrow corridor until she found an unoccupied compartment and seated herself as a shrill whistle announced the departure.
Once underway, she fumbled in her bag and withdrew Jack’s passport and her own. Realising she was at the point of no return, she tossed them out the window.
Then, reaching into her stocking-top, she retrieved a similar document. The forged exit papers were good but, she wondered, did she really look like a ‘Xaviera’?
…..to be continued!