6 HOTD: A Nice Hot BathA Nice Hot Bath
Takashi woke with a start. He was so sore, and he had not meant to actually sleep. Pulling his cellphone from his pocket he rubbed his eyes as he looked at the time. The clock on the phone read one twenty-eight in the morning.
"No way!" He shoved the phone in his pocket and jumped out of his recliner. Grabbing the pistol, he stuffed it in his waistband and then shook Shizuka awake.
"Mmmmm. Just a little longer, I won't be late, I'm sure." Shizuka pushed his hand away from her shoulder.
"Shizuka, wake up! We've been asleep for five hours!" Takashi pushed on her hard.
Shizuka sat up, rubbing the sleep from her eyes with her grubby hands, "Oh goodness, the others. They will be so worried
1 HOTD: Introductions Takashi kicked the motorcyclist backwards. The dead man stumbled and Rei hit him hard over the head with a piece of brick, doing little through the helmet. It, Takashi could not think of it as a him, lurched back towards Takashi paying Rei no attention at all. A single shot rang out and the side of the helmet exploded outward in fragments of bone and plastic. Rei ducked next to Takashi. Takashi looked around to see who had fired the shot.
Two men, one standing with a rifle, now pointed at the sky, the other sitting on the ground, were some distance up the street. The man lowered his rifle, and then shouldered it, reaching down he helped the other to his feet. The one with the rifle had a heavy leather duster on, and some kind of a mask that glinted back sunlight. The one who had been sitting had a tourniquet tied on his thigh, he was wearing a business suit, the pant leg had been torn off to expose a discolored bite wound at t