Prisoners Of War Chapter 19

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Anthony smiled as he tried different ways of combing his hair, sitting in front of the sink in the small bathroom. He was actually excited looking in the mirror finally satisfied with the way he combed it evenly on each side, curling up a bit around his ears.He went back into the guest room down the hall that he was staying in, taking a glance at all the family photos that hung along the walls in between doors and heading downstairs. He pulled out the bag three joint remaining and took one out. He folded the bag up and put it in his pocket and went into the small backyard lighting the joint.He shivered walking over the grass, sitting on a small rocking wooden bench. He looked up at the stars as he smoked, hoping Mrs. Conner wouldn't be angry that he went out. He wrote a note after he finished smoking, trying his best not to write sloppy, and as he finished heard the bell of the toaster oven.He smiled remembering the Bagel Bites he had put in before taking a shower and his mouth watered just thinking about it. He grabbed a paper plate and carefully took them out, sprinkling some salt on them and began to eat. The taste was beyond anything he could possibly describe, and finally the taste buds he had since he was born were finally being put to use.He jumped hearing the phone ring and stood up wobbly and answered. "Hello?""Anthony?" It was Donna."Yea, hey. What time are you coming?"She laughed. "We're here now, right out front.""Oh ****, I'm coming." Anthony could hear her laughing as he hung up and popped the last few Bagel Bites in his mouth. He threw the plate into the sink and ran out the front door to see a jeep's headlight's blinding ray, and the sudden noise of music being played very loudly.He held up his hand in shock as a girl came up. She was short and trim, with long blonde hair and blue eyes. She wore a black tank top with meow on it, under a big red North face jacket. She wore tight jeans and came up to him smiling. "Anthony?"Anthony just nodded, normally he would be extremely anxious in a situation like this, but the pot made him extremely calm. "Ya, Donna?"She smiled and nodded. "Nice to meet you." She said hugging him and leading him to the jeep, crawling in the back before him. Anthony couldn't help but stair at her as she scooted over in the tight jeans. She turned to him and sat and he quickly looked away and got in, hoping she hadn't seen.The suddenness of entering the jeep from being out there had been a shock to Anthony. From the cold serene night with the light of the moon to the hot cramped darkened jeep with music blasting shocked his system, and he almost thought he would vomit.He tried to compose himself and noticed a guy sitting in the front. He was tall and also somewhat slim, but also looked muscular. He had short black hair and his eyes were hidden under a pair of red glasses, making his eyes look red. "Sup man, I'm Robbie." He said holding out his clenched hand. Anthony did the same and Robbie it the two...

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