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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Other  |  House: Booksie Classic
I found this and did a few corrections on it. It was the first piece of any length that I wrote last year. The inspiration for it was partly the Ebola outbreak and partly the novels by Jacqueline Druga, available on Amazon.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 1   John Jacobs tried to see what Fiver was getting so agitated about. The dog was whining and scrabbling ... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 2.   The next morning Fiver raced straight back over to the garage, obviously still trying to search out the dead ba... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 3.   Monday morning saw John Jacobs back at work at the builders merchants. Once again there was no sign of Frank, ... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 4.   Saturday morning John stayed in bed. Fiver was quite happy to stay there too. If there was a muscle in his body... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 5.   At work on Monday John couldn't stop coughing and his throat was really starting to bother him. He still put it... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 6.   When John Jacobs woke up the following day his sheets were soaked with sweat. His head was so painful he could ... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 7.   In spite of it being close to lunch time there were five people already waiting for the doctor when John Jacobs... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Chapter 8.   Even in his pain and feverish state John Jacobs couldn't help becoming alarmed at the sight of both doctor and ... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: December 13, 2016

  Chapter 9.   As if from a long distance, John heard the siren approaching from the distance. He lifted his arm up... Read Chapter

Epilogue

Submitted: December 13, 2016

Epilogue.   John Jacobs died in the ambulance on the way to the isolation unit. Attempts to revive him were futile. His body... Read Chapter