Prisoners Of War Chapter 27

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"Breakfast!"I awoke suddenly much like I would with a nightmare, my eyes opening sharply and raising up in my bed with a soft choke. The first thing I noticed was my head hurting, then looking around remembered the awful reality.Paul jumped off of his bed and I looked away as he dropped his shorts to use the toilet five feet away from the beds. "You better not be looking at my ass." He said chuckling and began to whistle.I just held my hand over my eyes as a buzz was heard and our door slid open. "I'm not." I assured him getting up and heading out. Surprisingly I was hungry; I tried but couldn't remember the last time I had eaten.I didn't know where I was supposed to go, but ended up just following everyone else still feeling somewhat out of it from the heroin last night. Many prisoners pushed past me laughing, and even a few shoved me, but luckily after all the long halls that looked the same we came to a pair of double doors, each one guarded by two guards, and I went into the large cafeteria.There were eight long tables placed side by side through most of the room, and looking around to the left I saw the line for food, which looked more like a mass production line then getting fed. A small group of prisoners behind a long bar giving out food, with a few more behind them cleaning and cooking more.I grabbed a tray when it was my turn, and went through the line, having the people drop some really bad looking food on the tray, barley paying attention to me and moving me on. "You new kid?" I looked up to see one eyeing me with a smile on his face.I would have liked to just ignore him and walk away while I hid and nibbled on my food, but I've seen a lot of movies and I knew that acting like that would make me a *****, and I didn't want that."Yea." I said in the most normal voice I could muster."C'mon, move the ****ing line!" Someone yelled."Shut the **** up you guini ****."I looked back in shock to see a big guy pushing through the line his face full of rage. "You wanna die you mick bastard?"He laughed. "Bring it on *****.""Inzaghi, McKensie, want to spend time in the hole?" A guard yelled from behind me. "O'Reily, what the **** are you waiting for, move it!"McKensie smiled at me putting a muffin on my tray. "O'Reily eh? We'll talk later." He said winking and I continued out of the line. I froze at the end looking around the room for a place to sit. The room was loud with the talking and laughing of everyone, with guards walking up and down the spaces between the tables.Someone again pushed past me and I forced myself to walk, desperately looking for a safe place to sit. I tried not to make a face seeing a small skinny guy dressed up in makeup. He looked on the verge of tears as the men around him laughed and joked with each other.I turned and went as far away from that table as I could and saw a few people who didn't seem like hardened criminals sitting at the end of the last table. I saw a spot open and cautiously approached.One of them looked up...

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