Constance Caraway P.I. ~ Episode 135
…Constance thinks she has made a breakthrough, when in fact, she is one conclusion behind…
“When I opened the door something smelled like it was burning, but there was no smoke and Simpson’s head was face down at his desk, blood trickling out of both ears.
“And she assumed that it was you who killed the man?” Ace guesses, getting into the investigative spirit.
“She told me that no one had been in his office since the morning startup meeting 2 hours earlier, that I was the only other meeting he had scheduled.
“I tried to explain that I found him that way, but she called down to the switchboard to send for security. I ran from the room, knowing that CIA people are not welcome in local jurisdictions and any excuse I would give them might not be well received. I ran out of the building and came here.”
Connie looked at Ace who had no opinion, “You said that the room smelled like something was burning?”
“Did it smell like smoldering embers or singed flesh?”
“Yes, I have been at fires where people had 2nd and 3rd degree burns… a sense that you can’t forget.”
“In all your dealings with that Agnostica guy, did you ever meet him outside his safe-room?”
“Safe room?” Ace inquires.
“The room where that is so cold that water begins to ice over,” Connie answers Ace.
“I think we have a way of detecting that guy,” Constance thinks she has made a breakthrough, when in fact, she is one conclusion behind.
For the record, he sets her straight, “Miss Caraway, that “guy” as you refer to him, is not human.”
Ace is quick to jump in, “So you’re telling us that this “thing” is the Devil?”
- The Pope’s brother hangs himself, coincidence…?
- Miss Caraway has to kill two of FM’s goons after Dombroski’s wife is taken…
- Canisso, his lieutenant before me, struck by a lightning bolt sent from the Heavens. I saw it with my own eyes…
- Bartholomew Simpson is about to change what children are being taught about evolution in the schools, a huge revelation and he is being taken away by the Cook County Coroner as we speak…
…do I need to convince you further?”