Short Story: Young Deer Hunting

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Jamie swallowed and dropped the sight. His mind raced with thoughts of remorse, if he would take that life he may ruin that small family that had already lost so much. Jamie watched as the doe plucked the sour, browning apple from the frozen branch. The apple crunchies in the doe 's mouth teasing the male deer who had wanted the last frozen apple. Hopefully they 'll make it, but all Jamie knew for sure he will give that buck one more chance. The safety clicked and frightened the gorgeous deer. The young deer disappear into the prickly underbrush. Jamie lets out a heavy breath and shuffles towards the house. The warm yellow light guides him home as the wind bites through his coat. The fire warms his icy bones as Jamie 's
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