Susan Wilson Monologue

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Jarvis was quickly interrupted by the commander asking, “Wait, what’s the Cuse area?” Jarvis paused to pick at his mashed potatoes with his fork before beginning again. “I’m from Syracuse. The Cuse is just what we locals call it. Well, at least that’s what we used to call it. Now, I’m not too sure what it might be. But I suppose the place really couldn’t have gotten much worse.” “Did they get out?” Brayzack asked, but then a regretful look began overtaking his face for having pried. He quickly glanced back down at his tray while he waited for Jarvis to respond, all the while thinking he should ask him something else as to change the subject. “No, sir,” Jarvis began after the long pause. “I mean… I do have family up there. My parents, brother, and even an on-and-off again girlfriend, Amber. But they got out. I notified them as soon as I found out that those infected mosquitoes got out from Camp Hero. I’m sorry. I know that information been classified, and I had no right to tell them about anything. But after seeing what the agent did at Camp Hero. How quickly it was spreading. I couldn’t risk my family with them being so close by.” Jarvis’s speech had a shaky nervousness to it, and…show more content…
I would have done exactly the same if I could go back in time a few days, but I didn’t know how hot the agent was until after I’d arrived at Camp Hero. I wish… I wish I would have called my wife sooner, told her pack a bag, grab the kids and get the hell out-of-town before the quarantines went up, before martial law been enacted and all driving prohibited.” He then paused for a moment before beginning again in a low defeated tone, “Before the Goddamn dead got up and started eating people. Now, I don’t know where they are, and I’m stuck here on this boat overseeing a freaking bait and shoot program when I need to be out there looking for
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