Monday, May 30, 2011

tales of the hotel st crispian, chapter 9: softboiled tangerine

by manfred skyline

illustrated by roy dismas








"don't gulp your coffee, conrad."

"i'm sorry, mother. but i am in a hurry."

"a hurry? about what?"

"why, about appearing in court again."

mrs collinson put her own coffee cup down. "again? about what this time?"




"why - the same matter as last night."

"but mister perkins straightened that all out."

conrad cleared his throat. "mister perkins did a great job getting me out of the station house last night. but now i have to appear before another judge this morning."

mrs collinson just stared at him.

"some tiresome nonsense about posting bail," conrad added apologetically.




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