From his blind in the big tree, Paul had contrived a basic plan: provide reconnaissance for his troops and escape detection.
Conversation came from behind the garden. The seething woman called out. Paul crouched down in his hiding place, spinning possible escape plans to elude the woman below.
She called again. “Paul, get down here right this minute!”
Paul clutched his toy soldiers. “Alright, men. This is serious…” Mom had discovered his location.
“Paul, we have to leave for downtown right now! AND I promise the dentist will NOT use needles! This is just a check-up. And we’ll see a movie after…”
Paul dropped the toy soldiers, and climbed down. “Hold your positions until I return, men…”
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