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Heat #58

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Archie staggered to his feet, blood pulsing slowly but persistently down the side of his face. He staggered backwards, then sideways.
Christ's sake, Archie, I heard myself thinking aloud as I grabbed his arm and pulled him roughly towards me. He fell against me, his knees buckled and he was on all fours on the ground again.
"Get up!" I commanded.
"Look at Doug!" Archie was crying again. "Look what you done!"
"Get up!" I snarled.
I didn't care about Doug, the heat was burning my skin and I felt that at any moment it would blister and peel away.

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    Neville Hunt 5 months ago

    The narrator has well and truly flipped. Archie... you’d better get the hell outa there darned quick if you want to survive!

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    Drew Martyn 5 months ago

    I don't think young Archie can hear you, Neville :(

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