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This week's chapters open with a frantic Carry delivering the message that their family had been attacked by the mercenaries.
Tony arranges transportation for them and sends a clean up team to the farm to remove the bodies.
On reaching home, Carry is still upset and races up the steps to check on Ashley, who assures her daughter that she is fine.
Earlier that morning, the mercenaries truck driver arrives back at the motel, ransacks all of their rooms, and departs for parts unknown. Greg hawthorn arrives an hour or so later and waits for the mercenaries to return. He eventually realizes that something went wrong.
Hawthorn visits lawyer Stevens to collect the second payment, but soon runs into problems which lead him back to the lawyers office that afternoon.
Bill is glad to see the twins and their guys, but makes them get some rest before going off to chase the lawyer and Hawthorn. Meanwhile Hawthorn is taking lawyer Steven to see his partner.
The twins check the lawyer's office, but he and Hawthorn are gone. They check Stevens house and arrange to meet Bill and go to the estate.
Stevens and Hawthorn arrive at the estate but his partner isn't there, and they must wait. Master Anthony arrives shortly after 5:15 to learn that he has visitors, and that one of them is Hawthorn.
Enjoy these two chapters. The final chapters of the story will appear next week.
A Safe and Merry Christmas to all of my readers.