Night Shift

“Pump 1 went down,” Javier reported. “Impeller’s shot.”

 AJ spun his chair around. “Do we have a spare in the parts conex?”

Javier shook his head. 

“Can we rob one from Pump 2?”

“Did that last hitch.” 

“Guess we’re fucked then,” AJ said. 

Javier shrugged. Life was like that sometimes.

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