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BLOODHOUND

Marcelle Dubé

Falcon Ridge Publishing

Bloodhound copyright © 2015 by Marcelle Dubé

Mysterious man image copyright: Pepgooner via Shutterstock

Motorcyclist image copyright: grynold via Shutterstock

Originally published in May 2016 as part of

Superhero Universe: Tesseracts Nineteen

by Edge Publishing

This book is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. All rights reserved. This is a work of fiction. All characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resem­blance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental. This book, or parts thereof, may not be reproduced in any form without permission.

Falcon Ridge Publishing

www.falconridgepublishing.com

marcelle.dube@gmail.com

BLOODHOUND

Marcelle Dubé

The smell insinuated itself into Luke Corrigan’s dreams; he turned away from the open window of his bedroom, trying to escape the acrid stink.

Finally he woke up and swung his feet out of bed and sat on the edge, naked and sweating, his heart beating fast. In the war, he’d wake up just like this, convinced that something was in the trench with him. Only once had it been a German. Usually it was just rats.

He reached for the filter on his bedside table, then paused. He needed to figure out what the smell was before putting on the filter.

It was still dark, and the only sound was the loud ticking of the alarm clock by his bedside. Moonlight streamed through the window of the barn loft that was his bedroom, gilding the barrel stove against one wall, washing the rough pine planks of the floor in pale light, and bouncing off the old, warped mirror above the chest of drawers, where he kept the