By P. L. Gaus
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And ran out of the professor’s office. Mallory took his place at the windows. Branden pulled his gaze back to the bell tower and saw Cathy Billett’s boyfriend standing with his arms spread wide, as if preparing to launch himself into flight. There was a shout from the crowd below, and the boy’s balance wobbled on the rail. Branden sucked air through his teeth and felt the muscles and tendons in his legs tighten involuntarily to the snapping point. Eddie pitched forward, arms flying, and then righted his balance.
Israel’s wife. She’s a Weaver. Daughter of David and Vesta Weaver. David has been dead for nearly fifteen years. ” “And you’ll have other siblings,” Branden offered, and took up his coffee again. There was an outcry from someplace on campus, perhaps at the far edge of the oak grove, Branden thought. He pictured the seniors starting their revelries, finished at last with exams and launching the weekend celebrations, prior to Monday’s commencement. His memories fell across the years long gone, and he shook his head.
Enos laughed. ” Through the open windows, Branden and his visitor could hear the distant chanting of a protest rally against the war in Iraq. ” repeated several times. ” and the crowd’s response with the same phrase time and again. A. sound system, but Branden and Erb could not make out the words. No doubt, Branden mused, it was psychology professor Aidan Newhouse leading another of his antiwar rallies on campus. Still reliving the sixties. Enos observed, “It’s pretty wild outside, and I’m not talking about that protest group.
Separate from the World by P. L. Gaus