An Untitled Novel About the Road of Hope: Chapter 1.4

April 22, 2011

Chapter 1.4.1

[ Chapter 1.1 is here. ]

01 July 2023
Buchrest, Romania

John was waiting for Hachi to do doggy business. He put on his new K-9 hyper-intelligent eyewear. They looked like designer sunglasses.

“K-9. Play song. Placebo. Running Up That Hill.”

“Yes, Master,” replied K-9.

A sudden wave of sadness washed over him.

Unbid tears filled John’s eyes. He gasped for air. He closed his eyes.

And if only I could make a deal with God. And get him to swap our places. Be running up that road. Be running up that hill…

Tears streamed down John’s face. Read the rest of this entry »