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Bourbon On The Rocks #169

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I looked at him and said, “Never let it be said that I dashed your hopes, Cal. Let’s do it the hard way.”

He smiled as I felt a sharp pain on the back of my neck. Then everything abruptly went black.

When I came to I thought Cal and the two goons were standing on their heads until I realized I was hanging upside down over the water from a giant stevedore’s hook. My hands were tied behind my back with tow rope and my feet were bound with a heavy chain that was hanging on the stevedore’s hook…

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    Christopher over 4 years ago

    I'll have to leave it there for tonight. Hang around, though!

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    Neville Hunt over 4 years ago

    I don’t know about Jake being a masochist... you’re certainly exhibiting sadistic behaviour here ☹️

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    Steve McBrevity over 4 years ago

    « Just get out of that, Houdini » Cal drawled rubbing his hands.

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    Drew Martyn over 4 years ago

    Can't really see a way out, here mate. Fingers crossed though.

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    Christopher over 4 years ago

    Sorry for the delay in the story, Neville. I couldn't post the whole scene last night.

    Steve, it's funny you mention Houdini. Jake references him a few drabbles later.

    Thanks, Drew.

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