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Go Claire Go


Brian Briscoe


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"Life is mostly froth and bubble,

Two things stand like stone,

Kindness in another’s trouble,

Courage in your own."

Adam Lindsay Gordon



Chapter One-The Priest’s Hole


The first thing Claire noticed was the smell. The sound came after, soft at first, then a growing noise like an oncoming steam train. She wished her dad and brother Joe were there. Her father Harry was the local Country Fire Service unit commander and both he and Joe received a call this morning to attend a wildfire. The fire had been contained just south of Crowther but all units had been called out to construct a firebreak between it and the town. The last thing Harry had said to Claire was that she was to listen to the radio, stay put and if the fire changed course and came this way she was to go into the ‘Priest’s Hole’.

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