1BASTARD IN THE PROMISED LAND
A Free Spacer Novel
by Helen E. Davis
Copyright 2011 by Helen E Davis
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Eleven year-old Dutch ran down the Strip, close on the heels of Jon and Marc, clutching a hot, stuffed pancake he had grabbed off a vendor’s cart. The owner shouted curses at them, but they were safe – their thievery was minor compared to what would happen if he left his wares behind to chase them. A block away the boys paused and shoved the evidence into their mouths.