I wrote this short story on a whim. Readers demanded more, in a manner appropriate to Beaks’ character. This story stands alone, but is also the first eleven chapters of my novel Butterfly Stomp Waltz.
50% Die Hard
50% Robin Hood
Reeling from the death of her lover and partner, freelance “exfiltration specialist” Billie Carrie Salton breaks into a high-tech, high-security biotechnology firm to steal their sickle cell anemia cure and broadcast it to the world.
In, out, announce. Easy.
Except Salton’s life never works that smoothly…