By Will Christopher Baer
While Phineas Poe is enlisted through his outdated best friend, Detective Moon, to discover a lacking cop named Jimmy Sky, he's drawn into the sport of Tongues, a violent myth online game performed via the disaffected and delusional within the punk golf equipment, rooftops, and sewers of Denver. With everybody he meets owning a number of personalities and his personal identification slipping away, Poe realizes if he can dangle directly to his sanity lengthy sufficient to discover Jimmy Sky, he could simply beat the sport.
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The lead detective, David Hirst, calls on his buddy Parkman for support and asks if he may well deliver Sarah Roberts alongside. due to the fact that Sarah is on a quest to redeem herself along with her colleague Parkman after she had enable him down long ago, she concurs to visit L. A. and do no matter what she will be able to to help within the research.
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Holding his breath, he listened for sounds that might have gone unnoticed. To his left, he could hear the faint scraping of legs as insects scurried over the rocky wall. From somewhere near the entrance came the chirping of a cricket and the soft rustling of dried leaves being tossed about by the wind. someone It else in the cave, may have been If there was he would have heard them.
It was amazing some of the things the boys in the lab could come up with from a handful of dirt. By the time they'd finished with the first body the ambulance and additional officers were on the scene. Skip instructed the ambulance driver to sit tight until they finished with the second body. He then assigned deputies Mitchell and Brown the job of scraping a sample of blood from the front bumper of the pickup, threatening instant death should they touch anywhere else on the vehicle before it was dusted for fingerprints.
That job was saved for the environmentally controlled atmosphere of a morgue. The paper bags would protect the hands from contamination. Plastic bags were never used because they caused condensation that could ruin many trace elements. Completing the detailed search of the body, Skip and Lloyd placed it in a disposable body bag. The bag would ensure that no physical evidence was lost during the trip to the morgue. Once at the morgue, the body would become the property, and problem, of the county coroner.