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Heat #42

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Archie was crying and pulling my arms, then my shoulders, and then my hair.
"Stop it! Stop it! Stop it!"
Stop what, though?
There is nothing that can be stopped.
Above us, the unstoppable sky, its relentless heat burning incessantly. Yet that was no sky, that was Hell itself, slowly descending to earth. Below us, the immovable earth, dying in the furnace air that smothered it. And that was no earth, either, that, too, was Hell, opening for us. And here, where the unstoppable met the immovable, me, Archie and Doug, ready to call on God to save us all.

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    Neville Hunt 3 months ago

    I can’t see how this can possibly have a cutesy happy ending! Unless you have something extraordinary up your sleeve Drew...

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    Drew Martyn 3 months ago

    I don't think you'd expect me to go for cutesy and happy would you?

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    Neville Hunt 3 months ago

    Absolutely not! Don’t go giving me too much of a shock though, in my position!😨
    (Finally back home now. Getting out of the hospital was a series in its own right!)

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    Drew Martyn 3 months ago

    Ah that's excellent news Neville. Take it easy, let other people spoil you and put your feet up (like your ever going to take notice of advice like that, lol!!!). Fingers crossed for a steady and complete recovery mate :)
    And I'm looking forward to hearing all about the escape!

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