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Hearing the click behind him, Parker threw his glass straight back over his right shoulder and dove off his chair to the left.

When a job looks like amateur hour, Parker walks away. But even a squad of…
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THEY WERE GREEN
THEY WERE LITTLE
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AND THEY WERE
EVERYWHERE


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