ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

SHORT FICTION

The Mutinous Mule

A duel in the jungle with a jackass

Image by JackieLou DL from Pixabay

I was a trained professional killer behind enemy lines.

The lieutenant was not as convinced as the army basic training unit that I was a well-honed fighting machine.

“You have an important role in this mission,” he said. “You’ll stay and guard the mule and supplies.”

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