[Post-Reliquary] A serial killer delights in destroying what's beautiful, and Pendergast connects to another outsider to become a work of art.
It does not come naturally to dogs to cleanly break a captured rat's neck with a shake of their head; you must train them not to gore and maul and leave alive their rodent quarry. Willard hates bei...
Herbert is obsessive and internally hysterical in a pretentious and esoteric kind of way; Dan is generally oblivious. As usual.
Life is pornography with practical notes written in the margins. George is so engrossed by his son that he has forgotten the boy from thirty years ago.
"I live in a prison, and its name is Bayville." Pietro runs, muses, and angsts. Lance comes and rescues him.
After his home and parents have burned to the ground, Diogenes prepares to see his brother and face the inevitable.
"He told himself he was not afraid of Bogeymen, exactly, because he was an adult and adults aren't afraid of those sorts of things." Eric Knox has a payment to make and the Thin Man is a strange cr...
Scoolyard games are more fear than fun for doctors Nii and Hwan.
Sometimes catharsis for one person has to hurt another. "Your Chin Yisou, is he dead or is he you?"
[Brimstone] Happiness at the misfortune of others? An interlude for Special Agent Pendergast and Sergeant D'Agosta during lunch at Ravenscry.
When Pendergast runs, sometimes cogs and pinwheels get shaken loose.
Sometimes the best defense is to be offensive. Meg and Herbert have a less than pleasant encounter while Dan is conspicuously absent.