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Saturday, April 25

Angular Gods: Part 3 – Sacrifices Must Be Made

As Hammer opened the door, his nostrils were assaulted by the smell of rotting meat and the faint buzzing of flies.

“Got the safe open,” said Guppy over the comm. There’s a diary.”

“What’s it say?” asked Hammer. “We’re entering the attic now.”

“Someone named Cho Chu-tsao introduced Morrow to Blink,” said Guppy. “He made her his personal assistant. Then he signed proxy votes of Tiger Transit over to Matthew Lewis, making him Chairman of the Board and CEO. Sounds like he was addicted to the stuff.”

The attic was entered via a very steep staircase that led from the upper landing. Hammer and Archive ascended the stairs. The smell became progressively stronger and stronger until they stepped out onto a confined area, a room piled up to the sloping rafters with sheet-covered crates.

“Something went wrong,” continued Guppy. “Morrow took something new from the tcho-tchos, a more pure version of Blink. His mind went back, far back. Then he says something followed him to the present.”

Archive nodded. “That’s what I was afraid of.” [MORE]


posted by Michael Tresca at 11:45 PM

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