The Harbour: Chapter 6 (Short)

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Joel shifted under his seatbelt in a vain attempt to get comfortable.

The road in front of them shimmered in the heat and the buzz of cicadas outside drowned out the ute’s engine. Beside him, Todd drove in silence, lost in his own thoughts. Joel watched the countryside slip past, a blur of green foliage.

He hated funerals — who didn’t — but he wanted to pay his respects. Jake’s tangi…