The Band Incident (Part 9)

“I have good news and I have some bad news,â€? the grandfatherly doctor told Liz’s parents, “the bullet caused little internal damage and we were able to retrieve it with little difficulty. Now the problem is that the bullet entered at such angle that it not only punctured the left lung but also broke or bruised several ribs. Normally this doesn’t cause much worry, its simple enough to re-inflate the lung and the ribs will heal.â€?
“Ok so what’s the problem? Was there another complication?â€? asked Mrs. Slater, Liz’s beautiful, kind hearted mother, hardly keeping her voice steady.
“Yes, there was a complication…..

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