we robbed a liquor store and decided to rob another liquor store. we did this because we were high off of adrenaline. we felt invincible. after the store clerk in the second liquor store shot me, my feeling of invincibility quickly disappeared. i dropped to my knees soaked in blood. my partner made a mad dash for the back exit. he stole a large bottle of vodka on his way out of the door. the store clerk told me my partner wasn't shit. i nodded in agreement while applying heavy pressure to my bloody abdomen.
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