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Blood Red Road

Moira Young

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“Yer in my blood, Saba, he says. Yer in my head. Yer in my breath, yer in my bones...gawd help me, yer everywhere. You have bin since the first moment I set eyes on you.”

“Ever heard of the rule of three? he shouts as we run. No! If you save somebody's life three times, their life belongs to you. You saved my life today, that makes once. Save it twice more an I'm all yers.”

“I never knew that missin somebody could hurt, I says. But it does. Deep inside. Like it's in my bones. We ain't never bin apart till now. Never. I dunno how to be without him. It's like... I ain't nuthin.”

“Marry me, he says. I got all my own teeth, I wash twice a year an I'll cut you in fer half the business here.”

“I'm sorry, I says. Fer what? he says. Fer always bein ... you know ... so- Ungrateful? he says. Yeah, I says. Ornery? I guess so. Rude? Pig-headed? Violent? I ain't violent! Oh yes, you are. Very. But I like that in a woman. I laugh. Yer crazy, I says. I was fine till I met you, he says.”

“There can be beauty anywhere. Even here. An if it ain't there, you can make it yerself.”

“Wisdom ain't a virtue I ever aspired to.”

“Like what you see,Angel? he says. You ain't my type”

“Lugh shines like the sun. That must of made it easy fer them to find him. All they had to do was follow his light.”

“Jack grins. Anyways, Saba likes to look at my bare chest. Lugh looks at me. Frowns. Is that a fact? he says. I feel myself go bright red. It is not a fact, I says. You stinker, Jack.”

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