Laurel's Endure: A Short Story

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Laurel wasn’t exactly sure why there was a crowd gathering around the small house that served as the office building to the powerplant she rigged up. It was the only house in the walled town that had a big enough back yard for her to rig up some generators. When she started it was only a few generators but with the passing days, and with more people appearing at the gate, now most of the backyard held generators. “Excuse me, pardon me.” She would state in a polite voice as she made her way through the growing crowd. She would ignore the questions people were asking her, hell she didn’t even know what they were talking about. A sigh escaped her lips when she reached the steps that led up to the front door. Something someone asked caught her off guard, she raised a brow and turned her head to look at the crowd. “What do you mean the power it out?” She asked, her head shaking from side to side. As soon as asked the question everyone that was gathered around the small house tried talking at once. She closed her eyes, lifted her right hand and waved it lightly. “You all don’t have to speak at once.” She stated, she opened her eyes and looked at the crowed. Her left hand held on the the small railing. “One at a time.” She said with a slight nod of the head. She shifted her hand to point at someone, “I need to know how far the power…show more content…
“What the hell did you two do this time.” She Shook her head from side to side. Her head dropped to the side, a frown forming on her lips. “I can’t believe I put up with you guys.” She lifted her hand to her nose, pinched the bridge of her nose and uttered out a sigh. She took in a deep breath, exhaling it slowly. She took one step closer to the two men, her head tilting to the side. “Show me the damage you have done.” She stated in a calm voice, but deep down inside her annoyance level for the two was starting to
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