By HERBERT VAN THAL
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The shadow jumped with him. He turned in terror, and let his breath out in relief as his heart began to beat once more. It had been his own shadow, thrown before him by the headlights of a silently approaching motorcar. He stepped aside to let the car pass, his heart still pounding, but already calming himself with the thought that there was certainly more danger from motor-cars on this unlighted lane than there could be from his nameless dread. The motor-car drew past him very slowly. It was a police car.
Brandy,' Wetherby said. 'Can I quote you? ' 'Readers? You think people read that rag you work for? ' Rose looked hurt. ' Rose asked, then frowned and thought better of it. He leaned sullenly on the bar beside Bell. Bruce set Wetherby's brandy down and Wetherby took a long drink, discarding the ritual of smell and taste. It went down well. Some of the tenseness left him, the mental construction of fact without belief. He took a second swallow and the door opened. Byron came in. 'Saw the car down the road,' he said.
It isn't possible…' 'Not the remorse, anyway,' Bell said. Wetherby looked at him. Granted the initial premise, that had seemed valid enough. ' Wetherby nodded. ' 'I guess not,' Wetherby said, and they continued back to the lane. They came through the hedgerow by the police car. The driver had his hat pulled down and was sleeping. He snored slightly. 'I need a drink,' Bell said. Wetherby nodded. They walked past the car towards The King's Torso. They both needed a drink, although neither was thirsty.