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This snippet is from Emmily, Unbound, an SFR story. To read a compilation of all snippets posted for this story, click Here: Emmily Unbound, Chapters 1 & 2 Emmily, the main character, has lost pretty much everything in the last twelve months: her marriage, her parents, her job, and her house. She and her dog, Murphy, have moved to the mountains of Pennsylvania into an old, remote, hunting camp her parents willed to her. On her first day there, along a desolate road she's been forced at gunpoint to haul a wounded man and his 'crew' to her house.
He blushes and starts to stutter, trying to come up with some kind of explanation, I suppose.
Now, the snippet:
“Bananas,” I say. "Lots of vitamins. Good choice."
We pick up several bunches, some ripe and some are green. I add bags of different fruit to let them try; they might have no idea what any of it is. In case, you know...they aren’t from around here…
As I make my rounds of the store, I pick up canned food by the case, and add a couple of large containers of coffee, too. Most of the blonds seem to like it—and have admitted they’ve never tried it before. Huh? Who has not at least taken a sip?
Yeah. Who hasn't at least tried coffee? More evidence that something isn't quite right.
The working blurb for this story follows: