Creative Writing: Shooting A Gun

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Rose knew how to shoot a gun, she also knew how to hunt for food, but Trudais being the Man that he was, would not allow her too, she only took care of herself and the kids. Candice cooked when he was well, he told her stories of his family and how all this came to be. Rose understood. Trudais had given Rose a Room all to herself , every night Trudais would come into the room, to check the windows and to make sure her gun was loaded and clean. Rose asked him, what are you doing that for ? He told her the Bandits, will climb the wall of the House and come through the window in the night. But these bars I have build in them, will stop them and allow us to hear them that way we will be able to shoot them before they get any of us . On a night,…show more content…
Trudais was scared but glad, he tells Rose, well next time tell me so I will know, girl ' I thought those Bandits got you like my folks and my sisters. Rose told Trudais, she was sorry and will never do that again without his knowing. Trudais tells her, well make sure you don 't . Candice told Rose to rub the baby girl with this ointment , he handed it to Rose, it was something that Candice said his wife used on him and his girls. Rose did and then Beatrice fever broke. Elizabeth, Rose 's older sister came to the House, she told Rose they were burying their Momma, later that day. Rose asked Trudais, if she could go. Trudais told her, yes, then he said, we all will go see your Momma off, Trudais tells Rose you know where your is, so none of that crying, just say goodbye, then comfort the younger children and your Daddy. Rose understood. Trudais dressed Rose, in a fine suit, then she, he, Candice and the kids rode off. Trudias paid for everything, Rose 's Momma 's burial, he even brought clothing for Rose 's family as well. Rose 's sister Elizabeth had married some Man and they are going raise the young baby that their Momma gave birth to. Rose went over to kiss him and than she went to her Father and told him,…show more content…
When Trudais seen the little girl, he took her from Rose then said, well ' I already have a boy and girl, but I just knew you were a boy, but since you are a girl, what can we name you ? Trudais smiles then tells Rose, she looks just like me, and it seems like you had nothing to do with this one. Rose smiles, then tells him, but she come out of me so she is mines, now give her back. Trudais says to her, in a little while. That night Trudais walks the House with his little girl IN HIS ARMS, he tells her, this here is all yours, no one can steal it FROM YOU , and no one can steal my family ever again. Candice heard Trudais, Candice tells him, well you better make her just like you, “Mean and Strong” . Trudais agrees, then says, yeah ' I will do just that. T r u d a i s t a k e s h i s little girl back to Rose, he tells Rose, the baby is gonna be just like me, “mean and strong”, Trudais looks down into his daughter 's eyes then asks her, aren 't you going to be just like your Daddy ? Rose tells him, well that will keep folks away for sure. Trudais asks Rose, can I name her True ? Rose tells him, no ' but you can name her Trudee, because she will be a truer you. Trudais,
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