‘Lovely secluded home,’ said the departing visitor, ‘but… do take care.’
Burt snorted. ‘Those messy murders did me a real favour, actually. Brought the price right down.’
‘Hope whoever it was tries their luck with me. I haven’t forgotten Special Forces training.’
The thing in the cellar grinned with hideous anticipation.
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