The Standalones

Chapter Twenty One

Ken Preston

18 June 2024

Silhouette of a rock band against a spotlight and the words The Standalones

Ratzo had put it off as long as he could, but eventually he knew he had no choice but to go and own up to Frankie that he hadn’t got his money.

As usual, they met at the warehouse, and as usual the twins were by Frankie’s side.

“Look at this, lads,” Frankie said. “Look what Ratzo’s got for us.”

The twins looked at Ratzo and then at each other, their brows furrowing.

“Can’t you see it, lads?” Frankie gesticulated at Ratzo. “It’s right in front of your eyes.”

The twins’ puzzled frowns only deepened.

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