Anne Rice - v1, Lasher

I knew nothing else nothing unbounded and purgatorial

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Unformatted text preview: vantage of a sudden opportunity. I can't believe anything else at this moment. But until I can reach the Elders in Amsterdam, until I can find out who sent whom where, I have no real answers." "I see," said Lark. "Go back to the hotel and rest." "But the women-" "Everyone's being contacted. There are calls being made to every Mayfair connection known to the family. I'll call you as soon as I have word. Try to get your mind off it." "Get my mind off it!" "What else can you do, Dr. Larkin?" Lark was about to speak, but there were no words. Nothing came out. He looked up and saw that the young man named Gerald held the door open for him, and that the other man was eager to go, and in the act of turning. This meant something, meant he had to move. He didn't consciously decide. Suddenly he was in the corridor, and they were moving towards the elevator together. There were two uniformed policemen by the eleva- tor. The young men passed them without a word. Once they were inside and on the way down, the younger one spoke. "It's all my fault," he said. This was the one they called Gerald. He couldn't have been m...
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