Sequence of author: The destroyer(№124)
Keywords: Chiun Destroyer Remo
By Eminent Domain
Detective science fiction
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Destroyer 124: By Eminent Domain By Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir Chapter 1 Sometimes, if he scrunched up his eyes tight enough and concentrated really, really hard, he could almost taste the warm apple pie. Other times it was roast pork, hot from the oven and spitting delicious, mouthwatering fat. This day, the last day of the rest of Brian Turski's young life, it was freshly baked chocolatechip cookies. In his mind's eye, they were baked to perfection. Not cooked so much that they were brittle. Just soft enough that when they were broken in two, the chocolate formed drooping, gooey threads between the two halves. He took a deep breath, savoring the remembered aroma. The smell that flooded his nostrils was that of diesel exhaust and commingled human body odors. And the cold. Here, cold was a living thing-assaulting all the senses at once. You could see it, taste it, smell it. On a still night, when the snow fell, you could hear it. Each flake hit like...