Strays: A Steampunk Story Part 1 For the first time, Corwin actually saw Al leave the table. Despite watching him intently all through Mess, Corwin almost missed it. His disappearance was so natural.Strays: A Steampunk Story Part 1 by VertFey
“You kicked me!” screeched Dale.
“Did not!” His for once innocent twin,David, protested. A shoving match and yelling from annoyed soldiers ensued. Al laughed good naturedly; the fight grew; and Al wasn’t there at the end of the fight his secret kick had started.
How did a body that tall manage to move so smoothly in and out of the tent?
Corwin practically tripped trying to exit in a more normal fashion. But just as he stepped out, he caught the slight movement of Al's hand disappearing inside his coat pocket before their convict blended back into the darkness.
Just as Corwin stepped out, a new ruckus started, "Hey, you took my roll, you sneak thief!" roared one of the few larger and rounder members of the 212th.
"Did NOT." fired bac