By Glen Cook
A sequence a long way sooner than its time, now again in print an individual else may have discovered by way of now: while difficulty comes knocking, do not open the door. yet there is a this is why Garrett's nonetheless within the P.I. company in any case those years-he's no longer one to profit his classes. probably that is why he we could himself get roped into being a bodyguard for Kip Prose, an obnoxious child being threatened via creatures that cannot rather be defined. yet ahead of Kip Prose has an opportunity to give an explanation for what he is performed to get at the hit record of a few anonymous nasties, the precocious Prose is kidnapped, and the chase begins...
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I apologize. ” By now I had resigned myself to not being able to make peace with Katie anytime soon. ” I’ve found that clients never want to tell the whole story. Never. Another given is that they’re going to lie to you about half of what they tell you. They want results without having to reveal anything embarrassing. They lie about almost everything. The worst offenders are those who have fallen victim to their own greed or stupidity. They expect results, too. Playmate was not a bad client. His fib quotient was pretty low, probably, as much because he knew about my partner as because he’s naturally a good guy.
Hey, Garrett,” he said. Repartee isn’t his main talent. But he does have a sharp eye. That’s me. Garrett. Six feet and change inches of the handsomest, most endearing former Marine you’d ever hope to meet. The super kind of fellow who can dance and drink the night away and still retain the skill and coordination to open a door and let a friend in at barely the crack of noon the next day. ” I’ve had a listen or two on occasions when I wasn’t fast enough or sly enough to produce a convincing excuse for missing one of his ministerial guest appearances or amateur night sermons at some decrepit storefront church.
I looked at Playmate. I looked at Kip again. Heroic me, I managed to keep a straight face. But only because I deal with these problems myself on a regular basis. Particularly threats of mental vandalism and larceny. Another cascade of remote amusement. Kip jerked in his chair. ” Playmate shrugged. He seemed a little embarrassed, no longer sure seeing me was the best idea. “Because he invents things? ” “Ideas, mostly. Lots of ideas for devices and mechanisms that look like they’d work just fine if we could get the right tools and the proper materials to build them.
Angry Lead Skies: A Garrett, P.I., Novel by Glen Cook