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The Subject-Hide and Seek

A.E.G.I.S. REPORT # 89V7-X4D LOCATION: XXXXXXXXXXXXX PROJECT: November Delta Alpha DATE: December 23th, 20XX PHONE CALL TRANSCRIPT BROWN: The Asset is still at large. X: I know that Agent Brown. Please elucidate how this is possible, given all the precautions … Continue reading

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One Last Query-Arrondissement-Part Seventy-Nine

As it was late autumn, the tree trunks in the Pellucid Garden had begun to turn a deep azure. It was an indication that winter would soon arrive. Strategically opened windows in the geodesic dome that covered the park let … Continue reading

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Leap Into The Unknown-Arrondissement-Part Seventy-Eight

Zsófia refilled Frau Schlüsselherrin’s glass with more verdant Riesling. “I really shouldn’t,” said the key mistress as she raised the glass to her lips. “A little wine won’t hurt you,” replied the librarian. “True, but I’ve had quite a lot!” … Continue reading

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Deadly Disturbance-Arrondissement Part Seventy-Seven

Detective Durand and her newly minted associate, Junior Gendarme Nikita Roulet, were in the ballroom where a very discontented spirit glared at them both. “Let her haunt somewhere else!,” declared the vexed ghost. “Monsieur Loiseau,” began Detective Durand, “You and … Continue reading

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Time to Say-Arrondissement Part Seventy-Six

A holiday was announced and everyone was celebrating. Those who weren’t made coin helping others to do so. Rues were filled with people who embraced the opportunity for joy. Day drinking was not just tolerated but encouraged and if anyone … Continue reading

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Intractable Détente-Arrondissement Part Seventy-Five

Time having been restored to its normal forward flow, people were enjoying themselves once more. Many of them choose to do so at the Jardin des Gens. Leaves were turning to vibrant colors from a fiery orange to a rich … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here?-Arrondissement Part Seventy-Four

“That’s quite a tale,” said the Marshal. “It’s not a tale,” said L’Horloge tersely, “That implies that we made it up.” “While it might seem fantastic, I can assure you it is true,” added Arpin. The Marshal regarded L’Horloge, Arpin, … Continue reading

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Questions and Questions-Arrondissement Part Sixty-Nine

L’Horloge opened his eyes and looked up. The ceiling was wooden, with crossbeams. Definitely not his office. He sat up slowly, still sore. “Feeling better,” asked the voice. Looking for the speaker, he saw a woman. She was dressed in … Continue reading

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Tick Tock-Arrondissement Part Sixty-Eight

SOMETIME BEFORE “We need to go back,” said Monsieur L’Horloge. The Repairperson pulled the watch-master down the hallway. “No.” “We can’t just leave Unexpected to those creatures! It’s wrong.” “You have a noble heart but there is nothing we can … Continue reading

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Existential Leap-Arrondissement Part Sixty-Five

“Keep going but slowly,” directed Nikita. With hands laid on each other’s shoulders, Maxi and Arpin carefully walked down the stairway. While they descended Nikita would guide them with descriptions of what the Escher Spiders were doing. “It looks like … Continue reading

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