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Murder Is But A Memory

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I produced a weak smile.

"Kerri, it wouldn't be right. God knows I'm no saint. Hell, I hold very little sacred in this ole' world. But honor is at the top of my list of priorities. It's really all I have. And if that's gone, kid, then I don't have a damn thing I can call my own. You could be married, could be a nun for all we know."

She looked me dead in the eyes.

"Jake, I have no idea who I was before. But I know who I am now."

She grabbed my shirt, pulling me inside.

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    Neville Hunt over 5 years ago

    Nice one, Christopher. He does the right thing...and he might get to do the wrong thing, legit! I like the 'weak smile' reference.

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    Thank you, Neville. I spent quite a bit of time on this one, trying to make Randolph sound honorable without coming across as sanctimonious. I hope I succeeded.

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    Neville Hunt over 5 years ago

    Yes you did Christopher. Having established his honourable nature you have set an important marker for his character. It will be interesting to see where it takes him. It has that Marlowe touch. Nice one.

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