By John DeChancie
Partying to loss of life ? A parlous social gathering on the fortress Perilous involves a useless halt while the physique of viscount Oren is came upon and foul play is suspected. yet who's the killer? And the place is the homicide weapon? The rambunctious revelers at fort P. take part a treacherous treasure hunt for occasion favors of a decidedly lethal nature…the homicide weapon needs to be hidden at the back of one of many 144,000 doorways, or will it's buried at the back of the subsequent sufferer?
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Shaw. Oh my, he was a nice man. He taught me all kinds of things about flowers and birds. He even let me have a key to the shed so I could hide in it and pretend it was my own little house. He knew so much about birds. He knew so much about?? s eyes shut. The little wrinkles were less pronounced as her eyes closed. Jackson held his breath, waiting. gold key,? she murmured. All was quiet. Jackson let his breath out. Find your story!? she sighed. And then she began to snore. Jackson had wondered earlier if maybe Great-Aunt Harriett would die in his bottom bunk bed, which was a reasonable thought because she was Oh-So-Very Old.
S pouch onto the big, green, overstuffed chair and then lay down on the floor. She stuck her tongue out, making faces at her reflection in the shiny wood. Jackson noticed a counter in the corner. The counter was made of polished, dark wood and curved slightly around to a deep maroon velvet-curtained doorway. On the well-polished counter sat a well-polished silver bell. And beside the well-polished silver bell was a little white card with gold script. The gold script read: Ting the bell for service.
There was meat. A lot of meat. t begin to understand how much meat there was. you name it. If it was meat, it was there. Jackson hovered for a moment. Then in a frenzied fit, he grabbed a piece of everything. I mean E- VER- Y- THING. His tray was very heavy when he finished. Jackson shuffled over to the table and dumped his tray onto the table, startling Meeka in the process. She looked up at him with buttery carrot mash on the side of her face. s a lot of meat,? she said with her mouth full. Muphmun!