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The Littlest Client #209


I found myself lying on a beach next to Barbara, with Katie building a sandcastle near us. I could hear the waves crashing as I looked up at the sun.

This is what I've always wanted, I thought. A good woman, a cute kid, a beach. It's perfect.

No, it isn't, another voice said to me. This isn't you, Jakey boy.

Katie started dumping buckets of sand on my face. Before long, I couldn't breathe.

No! This is not how it ends!

I opened my eyes and saw Gallagher grinning, knowing he'd just about choked the life out of me...

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