#MilitantFactionsQuotes 25: Donald Maguire stepped over the browning bundle of spice-scented rags fr
Stage-tiptoe in number 11 Brogues 67-year-old Donald Maguire stepped over the browning bundle of spice-scented rags from Raqqa or Mosul or wherever it had washed up from and with one comedy foot teetering on the step tried to slide the Yale key into the picture-house fire-exit lock, big-framed NHS specs slipping slowly down his sweaty nose and back on fire. Trouble being the detritus beneath his hovering boot on the pissy step took up most of the doorway: as he leaned forward, back emanating pungent pulses of pain: the bundle stirred. Except written notice, the thing he dreaded most.
-From "Titanic II", one of the stories in Mark Piggott's fiction/non-fiction collection "Militant Factions" available in paperback or Kindle from Amazon.