Prisoners of War - Chapter 30

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I spent the rest of the night sniffing up the rest of my supply trying to forget who I just saw. It surprised me that this was the first time that I actually felt really afraid in this place, and he hadn't even seen me yet.

Luckily his cell wasn't near mine, and I was able to avoid him during the next morning heading into the cafeteria, but I knew I wouldn't be able to keep it up long. "What's wrong O'Reily, you look like you've seen a ghost." McKensie laughed seeing me rush up to him looking around cautiously.

"Well I've been thinking, and I think I want to...join." I whispered.

He laughed. "It's the new guy huh?"

"How did you know?"

He laughed again tossing a muffin on my tray. "I thought you'd get it by now, in here everyone knows everything. I don't know the exact story between you two, but it's the only reason why you'd change your mind so fast."

"Move it!" A guard yelled.

I nodded as he dropped the rest of the food on my plate and held out his hand for a pound. I did it and noticed there was a small baggie inside. "What's this for?" I asked.

He just smirked at me. "I'll talk to O'Conner."

I nodded grateful for the drugs and hid them in my pocket as I went and sat down. I scanned the room and sighed, eating the food as fast as I could. Ralph tried talking with me, but I was too out of it to pay attention.

"You can't hide forever." He said.

I nodded. "I know...but maybe if I join the Irish it won't matter too much, I mean he wouldn't go after a gang member would he?"

He shrugged. "I dunno, but...