The Watchers 34… the end

Until then though, I would watch             “What would you like us to do, ma’am,” the agent said on the other end of the line.             Liza watched the crawl of images and words on the wall of screens before her. The images sped by but she took it all in. She would make herContinue reading “The Watchers 34… the end”

The Watchers 33

She knew her sister.             It was sunny and warm. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky. It was her wedding day, a first for the Davenport girls. Although they looked nothing alike the two young women were sisters if not by blood then by bond.             They’d learned things about each other in theContinue reading “The Watchers 33”

The Watchers 32

I wanted to be normal for once.             “Did I tell you how beautiful you look, Trina?” Blackfoot said his eyes darting back and forth from the road to the passenger seat.             “Well, let me see. Once when I walked in the room right after you stopped mid-sentence talking with my sister, which wasContinue reading “The Watchers 32”

The Watchers 30

You promise not to kill me Liza felt the stares from the moment she stepped out of the gold Chevrolet, but she wanted them to look. She wanted them to see all of her. For the first time in her life she wasn’t trying to hide. She ignored the sidewalk instead walking across the lawnContinue reading “The Watchers 30”

The Watchers 28

They didn’t make me do anything             “Do you remember the last time we saw each other, Trina?” Liza asked.             “Yeah, I think I do,” the woman said. “it was so long ago I started thinking it was all a dream before, but I remember when they took you away.” Liza nodded stone facedContinue reading “The Watchers 28”

The Watchers 22

How’s your arm, detective? “I am sorry to be meeting under these circumstances Mrs. Davenport, but I felt it was really important after hearing about my detective’s behavior on yesterday evening that we sit down face to face.” Chief Bradford said.   “I’ve always been upfront that our department had improvements to make but situationsContinue reading “The Watchers 22”

The Watchers 21

Little bird finally flew the coop They’d lost her. He didn’t want to call it in but he had no choice. She looked different, but it was her. She’d cut her hair and she wore a plain pair of jeans and t-shirt. Before she’d been Trina but the woman he saw earlier was different. ItContinue reading “The Watchers 21”

The Watchers 20

Remembering The colors ran like crayons on a hotplate. It felt like a bad acid trip, as memories returned out of order. Liza didn’t know what to trust. The only thing that grounded her was looking into Mrs. Davenport’s eyes. It was then that she knew for sure it had all happened. The older womanContinue reading “The Watchers 20”

The Watchers 19

Who are you?” Stepping from the tub Liza wrapped the thick white towel around her body.  She’d turned the heat up before getting in the bath, but there was still a chill once the air hit her wet skin, but it was worth it. She’d spent the past hour soaking in the tub and herContinue reading “The Watchers 19”

The Watchers 18

God protects children and fools “God protects children and fools,” Blackfoot thought as he watched Davenport’s bookstore attacker shuffle into the tank. It was his Daddy’s favorite line, but watching the pitiful excuse of a man before him he figured no line had ever been truer. The man’s ankles were shackled together beneath the unhemmedContinue reading “The Watchers 18”