Jeremy heard the shot at almost the same moment pain seared through his stomach. A cop stood over him, pistol drawn. A second called for an ambulance in his radio.
Why did they shoot him? It was the other man who didn’t belong. Alpha Mu Epsilon. He had earned her. Rachel was his.
The pain was fading. He was sleepy. The men, the two cops and that wife stealer, stood over him. They wouldn’t help him. They were watching him die.
He scanned the room. She wasn’t there. She had betrayed him too. Just like the others.
He was tired.
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Tiffany is a writer, speaker and writing career coach. She is a frequent contributor to print and online publications in addition to her regular marketing blog at www.WritingCareerCoach.com
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