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

Our three musketeers swiftly let us in on their plan for exposing the dark secrets of The Hub. The black holdall, it transpired, carried digital recording equipment which Porthos and Athos were to use to film the plight of the … Continue reading

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

By the time we had followed Athos through the door into the other ward, pausing just long enough to allow Porthos to collect the black holdall, she had already found what – or rather who – she was looking for. … Continue reading

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Episode Sixteen – ‘Welcome to the Cheap Seats, Part Three

I dashed down the staircase that lay behind the grey door with my mind so full of concern for whether our hasty exit might have been noticed by the guards up above that I completely failed to consider whether or … Continue reading

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

We were almost five hours into our exploration of The Hub when we came across a seating area in a quiet corner of the South Quadrant and decided to take a break. We sat ourselves down in the middle of … Continue reading

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

When we reached the top of the hill we paused and gazed down upon our destination – a massive glass dome that sprouted from the landscape below like a giant mushroom. “I don’t like it,” I finally pronounced after a … Continue reading

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Episode Fifteen – ‘Dancing at the Midnight Hotel’, Part Six

For an indication of just how preoccupied I was on the short walk back from the clifftop I think I need only say that by the time I got back to the hotel I scarcely even noticed that dinner had … Continue reading

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Episode Fifteen – ‘Dancing at the Midnight Hotel’, Part Five

We got the second floor wrapped up just in time for lunch but our plans to complete a full survey of the ocean side of the hotel were interrupted by another outbreak of beach cricket in the afternoon. In fact, … Continue reading

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Episode Fifteen – ‘Dancing at the Midnight Hotel’, Part Four

Having made his confession Henry James declined the offer of a third bourbon and, pleading tiredness, retired to his room. I sensed that, on reflection, he rather regretted his candour for in the days that followed he returned to his … Continue reading

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Episode Fifteen – ‘Dancing at the Midnight Hotel’, Part Three

The next few days just seemed to sort of slip by. Our search for Sturridge’s hidden door became bogged down in a morass of good intentions that never quite got us anywhere. After much discussion Michael and I had decided … Continue reading

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Episode Fifteen – ‘Dancing at the Midnight Hotel’, Part Two

It was somewhere near four o’clock the following afternoon when Michael and I finally reconvened in the cocktail lounge with the ostensible aim of at last getting our search for the hidden door started. I say ostensible because twenty minutes … Continue reading

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