By Simon R. Green
Within the mystery middle of London, below the canopy of unending darkness, is the Nightside. yet input at your individual chance. The social gathering animals who stay the following might be as inhuman as their appetites...
My identify is John Taylor. The Nightside is my domestic, and I've received a new full-time activity there (in addition to my deepest eye paintings) as Walker—the Voice of the professionals. I'm additionally marrying the affection of my existence, Suzie Shooter, the Nightside's such a lot fearsome bounty-hunter. yet not anything comes effortless the following. now not existence. no longer demise. And for sure, now not happily-ever-after.
Before i will say "I do," i've got another case to resolve as a personal eye—and my first project as Walker. either jobs will be much more uncomplicated to complete if I weren't at the run, from pals and enemies alike. And if my bride-to-be weren't out to gather the bounty on my head...
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I don't know what it is," answered Fiver wretchedly. "There isn't any danger here, at this moment. But it's coming--it's coming. Oh, Hazel, look! The field! " "Don't be silly, it's only the light of the sunset. " Fiver sat trembling and crying among the nettles as Hazel tried to reassure him and to find out what it could be that had suddenly driven him beside himself. If he was terrified, why did he not run for safety, as any sensible rabbit would? But Fiver could not explain and only grew more and more distressed.
In a wild and free state they ... stray sometimes for miles ... wandering until they find a suitable environment. M. Lockley, The Private Life of the Rabbit It was getting on toward moonset when they left the fields and entered the wood. Straggling, catching up with one another, keeping more or less together, they had wandered over half a mile down the fields, always following the course of the brook. Although Hazel guessed that they must now have gone further from the warren than any rabbit he had ever talked to, he was not sure whether they were yet safely away: and it was while he was wondering--not for the first time--whether he could hear sounds of pursuit that he first noticed the dark masses of the trees and the brook disappearing among them.
R. M. Lockley's remarkable book, The Private Life of the Rabbit. Anyone who wishes to know more about the migrations of yearlings, about pressing chin glands, chewing pellets, the effects of over-crowding in warrens, the phenomenon of re-absorption of fertilized embryos, the capacity of buck rabbits to fight stoats, or any other features of Lapine life, should refer to that definitive work. PART I The Journey 1. The Notice Board CHORUS: Why do you cry out thus, unless at some vision of horror? CASSANDRA: The house reeks of death and dripping blood.