By Charles W. Runyon
Within the sterile white corridors of a psychological ward - and the unexplored passages of the brain - unfolds a singular of heart-clutching terror, with a solid of characters stuck inextricably in its lurking mystery:
DAN BOLLINGER - Ex-Vietnam vet drifting on a marijuana cloud. ladies got here to his desolate tract cabin, one after one other, and not left. He insisted he by no means killed them - till terrifying psychological pictures made him observe, with startled horror, that he knew the burial websites of every lady, even though their deaths remained shrouded in mystery!
ELIZABETH BODAC - Charmed and challenged by way of Dan’s enigmatic, elusive character and the riddle locked in his mind, she vowed to find Dan’s mystery - and retailer him. yet used to be she attempting to keep a madman, a assassin, or either?
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The opposite males became on their bunks as he handed, grunting, farting, coughing. It used to be lighter at this finish, the window within the metal door used to be a sq. of greasy glass with bird cord set into it, just like the home windows in gymnasiums. The scent used to be gymnasiumlike too: urine, sweat, soiled socks and inexpensive shaving lotion. He regarded throughout the sq. glass—set at an attitude, to provide it a diamond form (the rattling factor infuriated him occasionally, the sheer silly falsity of it)—and observed the psychiatrist disappear in the course of the eco-friendly wood door of the quiet room, sporting a manila folder in her palms. So bland, so neat, so goddamn attractive … why does she disenchanted me? (Just a creature of the establishment. Like me, like Gentleman Jack, like any people. Can’t harm whatever to speak to her. Hoo-hoo-ha-ha-hee-hee. ) The room used to be small, sq., hospitallike: partitions of light pea-green, white-framed window, scarred table of grey painted steel. at the back of it stood an armless secretarial posture chair, in the back of movable muslin monitor, in the back of slender cot with canvas straps connected to its metal body. Poise used to be the observe that got here into his brain while he checked out her. She stood beside the table, one hip resting opposed to it. Her hand lay flat contained in the patch pocket of her white tunic; her thumb hooked over the sting and prolonged down in a directly line outdoors it. She held her different arm in the back of her, elbow bent in an actual forty-five measure perspective. Her hair used to be neither crimson nor orange, yet an in-between coloration of rust-brown, the colour of weathered brick. She wore it brushed throughout her brow, falling over her correct ear and mendacity in a fluffed mass at the collar of her tunic. He couldn’t get an actual suggestion of her build—ample, notwithstanding. His eyes detected a solidity of flesh the place the tunic flared out over her hips. there has been one other roundness of flesh above the knees, the place the trousers flared to arrive right down to her white canvas footwear. White soles, white shoestrings, white-on-white. The unrelieved purity of her garments made him consider tough, brutal, masculine. She nodded to him with a faint, pleasant smile. “Hello, Dan. How do you are feeling? ” He sat down within the folding steel chair and checked out the tape recorder. It was once an outdated Akai 4-track, with 7½-inch reels turning slowly. He reached out, lifted the microphone out of its metal cradle, and spoke into the silver mesh: “I’m simply high quality, desktop. and also you? ” She sat down and driven a cigarette packet around the table. He shook one out and lit it. it appears he used to be to be placed comfy. He smoked silently, letting the smoke path out of his nostril whereas she mentioned issues of inconsequence, explaining that on slow-play you possibly can get twelve hours on a unmarried reel, which used to be very positive for a personal practitioner. yet in fact the kingdom health facility was once a cheapo operation, and he or she hardly received adequate time with a sufferer to fill a twenty-minute cartridge, yet what may perhaps one do? “The top answer for everyone is to faux they’re normal—which is what the folk outdoors do besides …” “I’m all buttered in this facet.