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Episode Seventeen – ‘One of Our Rasputins is Missing’, Part Seven

At this stage I feel obliged to point out that I have been to a number of dodgy parties in my time. I’ve been to office parties where the booze ran too freely and student parties where the booze ran … Continue reading

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Episode Seventeen – ‘One of Our Rasputins is Missing’, Part Six

As we left the Finlyandsky Station my emotions comprised about three parts warm glow of satisfaction at having saved the last Rasputin from his unhappy fate to one part anxiety over Secretary Pokrovsky’s likely response to our action. By the … Continue reading

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Episode Seventeen – ‘One of Our Rasputins is Missing’, Part Five

Our driver took Olga Fyedorovna’s exhortation to ‘step on it’ rather more to heart than might have seemed entirely wise given the conditions. My recollections of the journey from Marya Andreevna’s apartment to the Finlyandsky Station consist mostly of being … Continue reading

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Episode Seventeen – ‘One of Our Rasputins is Missing’, Part Four

Having relayed our instructions to Secretary Pokrovsky’s driver we soon found ourselves winging our way across the frozen city to a set of apartment buildings very like those we had spent the afternoon searching through. Here Olga Fyedorovna shared a … Continue reading

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Episode Seventeen – ‘One of Our Rasputins is Missing’, Part Three

On leaving the restaurant we discovered that the temperature, which had scarcely risen above freezing all day, had dropped considerably and soft flakes of snow swirled around in the crisp night air. We scrambled gratefully into Secretary Pokrovsky’s waiting car, … Continue reading

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Episode Seventeen – ‘One of Our Rasputins is Missing’, Part Two

It’s amazing the effect a single piece of officially signed and stamped paper can have when it comes to poking your nose in where it might not be wanted. The residents of the apartment buildings that crowded around the Tsarskoe … Continue reading

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Episode Seventeen – ‘One of Our Rasputins is Missing’, Part One

“I’m James Mason.” “No, I’m James Mason.” “I tell you, I’m James Mason.”

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Episode Sixteen – ‘Welcome to the Cheap Seats’, Part Seven

Once a somewhat bemused authorisation to investigate the corridors beneath The Hub had been secured from Governor Old, it wasn’t long before our search for the hidden door finally bore fruit. Michael and I found it hiding in plain sight … Continue reading

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