Girl Under Glass #15: Rachel's Decision -- Six Sentence Sunday

Hiya Sixers! Well, fifteen Six Sentence Sunday posts later, we're about to finish the opening confrontation from Girl Under Glass. Rachel must decide if she's gonna shoot the alien soldier or help him. Last week he proved that he was unarmed. ========

I lowered the gun but didn’t put the safety back on. “Pearl?”

Behind me, the cottage door creaked. “Yes, Momma?”

“Set the cot by the hearth and get my medical bag. We’ve got a customer.”

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The first act of trust is now complete. :D

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