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Episode Nineteen – ‘To Kill a Thief’, Part Two

As the Bentley sailed along the boulevard towards the Hotel Majestic I turned in my seat, slid aside the glass partition that divided myself and the chauffeur from the back of the car and addressed Felicity who sat alone in … Continue reading

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Episode Nineteen – ‘To Kill a Thief’, Part One

The first sign of trouble in paradise came when the small ferrety man in the white tuxedo jacket fell from the roof of the casino. It was a sign that ought to have been quite hard to ignore, given that … Continue reading

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Another Epistolary Interlude

There are many great things about the travelling life (seeing new places, meeting new people, rarely stopping anywhere long enough to be obliged to do the washing up) but I must confess that being always on the move does come … Continue reading

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Episode Eighteen – ‘The Emperor’s Last Dream’, Part Seven

Whoever it was who had been responsible for naming the large room at the centre of the palace the Great Hall could not be accused of misleading the public. In truth they would not have been going too far if … Continue reading

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Episode Eighteen – ‘The Emperor’s Last Dream’, Part Six

“Sneaky bugger!” I muttered for what must have been about the tenth time. We had now finished our dinner and Michael and I sat side by side in the middle of our cell gazing at the jar containing the Emperor’s … Continue reading

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Episode Eighteen – ‘The Emperor’s Last Dream’, Part Five

After the appearance of Jules and El Maestro the steady stream of people passing to and fro before our cell gradually slowed to a trickle. Either the seers were running out of suspects or the number of prisoners was now … Continue reading

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Episode Eighteen – ‘The Emperor’s Last Dream’, Part Four

When I woke again bright sunshine was flooding into the room in narrow shafts through the slats in the window shutters and I finally felt refreshed and alert. It was undoubtedly a shame about missing the lantern show but I … Continue reading

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Episode Eighteen – ‘The Emperor’s Last Dream’, Part Three

When I woke up it took me a couple of minutes of gazing around the thick dark shadows of the room to realise where I was. It then took another minute or two before I realised that the thick dark … Continue reading

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Episode Eighteen – ‘The Emperor’s Last Dream’, Part Two

We passed through the Western Gate of Khotya at around half past twelve, part of a great press of pilgrims swarming eagerly into the city. Less than three hours later we had located the hidden door and another room of … Continue reading

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