“Can’t move,” Beth slurs. “Y’got your crossbow nearby?”
“Yeah.” The “Fuckin’ duh” is unspoken by implied. “Why?”
“Was gonna ask you t’shoot me in the eye an’ put me outta my misery.”
“Don’t be such a pussy, Greene.”
In a dim hospital room, Daryl is seriously ill. Beth and their four grown children are gathered around his bed. Encouraged by a nurse to talk to him, Beth begins telling their children stories of when she and Daryl first met, back in the fifties. And Daryl remembers Like it happened Yesterday.
1st Place Best Multi-Chapter for 2018 Moonshine Awards
It’s been just them for fifty four days. Fifty four days of getting closer. Fifty four days of walking, still trying to find any of their family, still trying to not just survive. But to live. Fifty four days before Beth starts coughing and Daryl knows that he’ll do anything to get them another fifty four days together.
1st Place Best Series for 2016 Moonshine Awards
3rd Place Best Multi-Chapter for 2016 Moonshine Awards
1st Place Best ZA for 2016 Moonshine Awards
3rd Place Best Series for 2017 Moonshine Awards
Beth’s the new girl that Dale has hired to answer the phones and handle the invoices and balance the books at the garage and while the other mechanics all try to give her their most charming smiles and best pickup lines, Daryl stays away from her as if she has some disease he’s afraid of catching.
2nd Place Best Series for 2015 Moonshine Awards