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Skin Deep #4

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Old Marcus asked each of the boys to demonstrate his strength by carrying a heavy cast iron bench from his back garden into the house and back. He explained that the duties he needed them to perform required fitness of mind and body. Suspicious? But looking at the old man, he clearly presented no serious physical threat.

On the other hand, it was a bit freaky the way he looked at them, sizing them up. One more decided that this was too creepy for him and he left, politely saying the job wasn’t for him after all.

A wise choice...

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    Indeed! They should all cut and run now before
    Marcus' true intentions are revealed!

    You've really set the hook, Neville. Great job. I can't wait to see what happens next.

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    Neville Hunt over 5 years ago

    Thanks for reading and your positive comments, Christopher. I hope it will be worth the read.

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