The U.S. of After Chapter 54

Clayton All of us formed a line leadin’ to a long bridge that went out over the water and onto a large deck.  At first it didn’t resemble a ship, but when I looked closer and actually stood on the pavement I realized it was the loadin’ elevator of an aircraft carrier.  The ship wasContinue reading “The U.S. of After Chapter 54”

The U.S. of After Chapter 52

Gideon New Orleans was a lot bigger than I had originally thought, and as our boat started getting closer to the city, I started noticing a lot of heavies standing around in body armor and helmets holding Mossbergs and Bushmaster AR-15’s.  There was a great big docking area along the river where people were pullingContinue reading “The U.S. of After Chapter 52”

The U.S. of After Chapter 48

Howard I followed them up into the city.  At least they waited until dark but that was probably not the wisest choice.  Clayton walked right behind Gideon, and then Amy came right behind him.  Two of Gideon’s men walked to their left, shotguns at the ready.  Amy had been carrying that Winchester since Ralph diedContinue reading “The U.S. of After Chapter 48”

The U.S. of After Chapter 42

Kelly Gideon got the engine running somehow.  I don’t know anything about mechanical stuff.  My husband always did that.  We were on the water early in the morning and soon we were floating down river on our way to New Orleans with the wind at our back and the sails full as Gideon would say.Continue reading “The U.S. of After Chapter 42”

The U.S. of After Chapter 38

Gideon We humped it through the woods a ways.  We found a lot of horse tracks leading out just as the sun was dropping down below the trees.  We had to navigate by wits and starlight after that.  Didn’t realize we had trekked so far out from the tent village. Found the militia camp almostContinue reading “The U.S. of After Chapter 38”

U.S. of After Chapter 31

Gideon I lay in the bush under my Dad’s ghillie suit, listening to the whole thing. All my friends were in boy scouts, but not me.  Dad was a SEAL.  I hardly ever saw him, but when I did we were running around in the woods out here learning all kinds of crazy stuff.  Dad’sContinue reading “U.S. of After Chapter 31”