By Neil Gaiman
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Shadow is a guy with a earlier. yet now he desires not anything greater than to stay a quiet lifestyles along with his spouse and remain out of difficulty. till he learns that she's been killed in a poor accident.
Flying domestic for the funeral, as a violent hurricane rocks the aircraft, an odd guy within the seat subsequent to him introduces himself. the fellow calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he is aware extra approximately Shadow than is possible.
He warns Shadow some distance higher typhoon is coming. And from that second on, not anything will ever he the same...
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I was still on the roof in mid-lucky when the cops showed up. They called me down, and I got a look at the face of the Black Arrow Killer. It was the same mug I’d seen in the photo at 771 Santa Cena, shaking hands with President Linderman. 42 The Pandora Directive 43 The cops took a statement, then asked me if I’d like to come with them and try the new coffee blend down at the station. I happen to know that the coffee tasted like camel spit—they were just being civil. At the SFPD complex, I was politely asked to take a seat and enjoy one of the many fine magazines available.
They’d catch me eventually, and... then what? Kill me? I’d obviously gotten in the way of something, as well as contributed to the death of an agent. Sure, this Horton guy was as crooked as Lombard Street, but was he murdering women for his own sport, or on behalf of the agency? Maybe they just wanted to question me. A voice in my head said don’t bet on it. I needed leverage... a bargaining chip. The box. Mac was watching me, mouthing half a doughnut like a cow chewing its cud. I drew in on my cigarette, then slowly exhaled the smoke in one long breath.
My mouth was full of bourbon. I nodded. “I’ve still got a contact down in Nevada. He found a cop that knew enough to be useful and was willing to talk. ” “Unbelievable. And unethical cop. ” “Well, it cost us a bit, but he came through. I’ve got a copy of his sworn statement locked away in a safe deposit box. I’d let you see it, but I enjoy being alive. ” Pernell took a hearty slug off his bourbon. His hands were shaking. I couldn’t tell whether it was fear or excitement. Probably both. “Our cop was in on Kettler’s arrest.