CHAPTER THREE- Dr. Hound On most Sunday afternoons, Maximus took a nap. He typically would spend Monday through Friday at University, then Saturdays working at the local hardware store. Sundays were his day off. He would wake up around 11am, eat some sort of make-shift breakfast, exercise with numerous barbells and dumbbells, and be back… Continue reading Chapter Three- Dr Hound/Maximus Strange and the Seven Dials
CHAPTER TWO- Mr W.Ill Only Bernard’s immediate family were assembled this time. Maximus, his mother Susan, his father Rodney (now sober enough to comprehend the entire situation) and Daisy, Bernard’s sister and only sibling. She was 98. They were all gathered…
CHAPTER ONE- The Passing Bernard Strange’s passing was like no other. While the deceased tend to bring together close family and friends to stand around his or her grave in a dimly lit church or green-grassed graveyard, Mr Strange’s funeral was a rather different occasion. It was on a beach…in Brighton.
“Are you ready?” “As ready as I’ll ever be” Maximus took a firm grasp of Reesha’s right hand. The circle was now complete. As they turned the minute hands to face the Seventh Hour, the raised alter began to move. It’s cold dark surface grated against the ground. They began to spin, rooted to the… Continue reading Prologue- Maximus Strange and the Seven Dials