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Chapter 7 As the dull evening sun started to fade the two men, Slim and George, started their way back along the dusty track, followed shortly by the slow footsteps of Curley and Carlson

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Chapter 7 As the dull evening sun started to fade the two men, Slim and George, started their way back along the dusty track, followed shortly by the slow footsteps of Curley and Carlson. Slim broke the awkward silence between them both. "You o.k.?" Slim asked. "Yeah," replied George. "I didn't want to do that." "You did what you needed to." said Slim sympathetically. "Better that I did it, instead of them evil bastards. They only wanted to do it 'cause they were excited by violence," said George with watering eyes. "Lenny wasn't like that. He hated violence. He only did that thing to Curley 'cause I told him to, he didn't want to. ...read more.

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George started to go in, and Slim left to go to the barn. "Wait George, we might still be able to set the thing up with the ranch, mightn't we?" called Candy. "We've got the money to do it." George turned slowly on his heel and thought for a moment, and then a gentle smile broadened across his face. George started to speak excitedly. "Let's do it, tomorrow. I can swing it so we can get moved in and set up by Wednesday. I'm gonna talk to the boss. You comin'?" "Sure," answered Candy. They knocked on the door to the boss's office. A deep voice replied, "Come in," as they stepped round the door, he saw George and burst into a series of congratulations and how he wants to make it up to him. ...read more.

Conclusion

Here George take this," said the boss as he handed him a gun and a box of bullets. "Your gonna need to protect that place of yours." "Thank you. Sorry for the short notice," said George. They turned and walked out through the door. George looked at Candy. "Pack your things. We're leavin' at first light." It was morning now and the two men had already started their long journey. They walked down the dusty track. All of a sudden, George stopped and stared at the ground. Candy looked round. "What you lookin' at?" Candy shouted. "Old memories," replied George sorrowfully. "Look at that, a poor defenceless animal dead in the road." "It's a mouse, for God's sake!" said Candy. George, taking a deep last breath, put the gun to his head and slowly pulled the trigger. ?? ?? ?? ?? Warren Roffey ...read more.

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