The Watchers 9

It has already been handled “She’s surfaced, sir,” The agent said. The man known as the Mastermind looked at the pictures the agent had forwarded to his phone. It was Liza. He’d always been able to spot her no matter what her cover was. “How would you like for us to handle this.” “Handle?” TheContinue reading “The Watchers 9”

The Watchers 8

Every rose has its thorns. “Tell me something good Taylor,” Blackfoot said tapping the base of his rotary phone with a cheap ballpoint pen. Blackfoot was a simple guy. He liked fishing, football, and beer and not necessarily in that order. He was only forty-one, but he called himself a proud relic. He liked keeping thingsContinue reading “The Watchers 8”

The Watchers 7

Mama? The Davenport home sat in a cul-de-sac of an older neighborhood. The roads were free of potholes and there were green and white street signs at the corner of each street. The Davenport yard was green and freshly cut even though the trees had begun shedding their red and gold leaves. An American flagContinue reading “The Watchers 7”

The Watchers 6

Easing his car off the road onto a patch of dead grass Taylor parked his black and white car. The coroner had already arrived. It meant less time spent standing over a dead body. He got out of his car groaning at the thought of what he was about to see. Seagulls flew overhead theirContinue reading “The Watchers 6”

The Watchers 5

Runaway “We’re still waiting for the tape,” the security guard said yawning midsentence. His jaw stretched so wide it popped twice before he could continue, “but we think she left down the back stairs. You know to the lobby.” “You think?” Blackfoot said. Scrubbing at the dark whiskers on his chin Blackfoot took a longContinue reading “The Watchers 5”

The Watchers 3

Tell me who I am. “I done told y’all. You can’t have her yet,” Rusty said between bits of a chocolate chip muffin as he twirled a red stethoscope in the other. “You should be used to that by now, right Kimosabe?” the EMT said smirking at the detective scowling back at him. “You know,Continue reading “The Watchers 3”

The Watchers 2

Wake up. Remember. “Get up!” The words echoed in Liza ‘s head waking her from a deep sleep. Her head throbbed but it was the burning sensation that hurt the most. “Move,” was her next thought. Filled with an urgency she pushed herself to her feet ignoring the lightheadedness. Nausea came and went. She wasContinue reading “The Watchers 2”

THE WATCHERS 1

WHAT WOULD LIZA DO? Lexington, Kentucky- Wilson wiped the bead of sweat from his upper lip.   “Be smart. Complete the job. All you have to do is deliver the package then leave.  In and out, remember?” The Watcher said. Wilson’s hands tightened on the steering wheel. It was time.     Wilson engaged the emergencyContinue reading “THE WATCHERS 1”

The Heroes

“You can’t go around killing people!” Ben said. “People? What is people?” the being’s tone was as flat its black eyes staring down at the scared young man struggling to keep his cool. “I am people. They are people. We are people.” The tall, austere looking being pointed at the television screen. “But these areContinue reading “The Heroes”