Originally posted on December 26, 2011; these are excerpts from an unwritten novel, “A Star Rises in the East;” in this novel, Jesus Christ was not born in ~0 BCE but in 2012.
Jessica had bypassed frightened and headed straight into a numb sort of terror. She clung tightly to Tyler’s hand, grateful for his presence while cringing as he yelled at the nurse. “What do you mean there’s no-one on duty?”
“It’s a federal holiday. There’s a skeleton staff, but there’s no-one in the OB-GYN department and we weren’t expecting you and your… young lady.”
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