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The efficient Mr. Stevens handed out a few government pens, UGG Boots Clearance and we laid the forms on the table and still standing, we scratched, skipped, and clotted our names on them. Stevens collected the forms, then he gave us the carbon copies as souvenirs.
Stevens then handed out blue clip-on passes, which we dutifully affixed to our clothing. He asked us, "Are any of you armed?"
I replied, "I believe we all cheap louis vuitton bags are, but you'd be well advised not to ask for our guns."
Stevens looked at me and replied, "That's exactly what I'm going to ask for. Firearms are absolutely prohibited on the island." He added, "I have a lock box here where your pistols will be safe."
I said, "My pistol is safe where it is now."
Max added, "Plum Island is louis vuitton bags outlet within the jurisdiction of Southold Township. I am the law on Plum Island."
Stevens considered a long moment, then said, "I suppose the prohibition doesn't apply to law officers."
Beth said, "You can be sure it doesn't."
Stevens, his little power play foiled, accepted defeat with good grace and smiled. It was, however, the kind of smile that, in the movies, the Chanel Handbags creepy villain gives before saying, "You have won this battle, sir, but I assure you, we will meet again." Click heels, turn, stomp off.
But Mr. Stevens was stuck with us for the time being, and he said, "Why don't we go on the top deck?"
We followed our host up the stairs, through the cabin, and outside to a staircase Chanel Bags that led to a nice deck above the cabin. No one else was on the deck.
Mr. Stevens indicated a grouping of seats. The boat was making about fifteen miles an hour, which I think is about two hundred knots. Maybe a little less. It was a bit breezy up top, but quieter away from the engines. The mist was UGG Boots Clearance burning off and sunlight suddenly broke through.
I could see into the glass-enclosed bridge where the captain stood at the steering wheel, aka helm, talking to the mate. From the stern below flew an American flag, snapping in the wind.
I sat facing the bow, with Beth to my right, Max to my left, Stevens across from me, and Nash and Jordan Heels Foster on either side of him. Stevens remarked, "The scientists who work in biocontainment always ride up here unless the weather is really foul. You know, they don't see the sun for eight to ten hours." He added, "I asked that we have some privacy this morning."
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