Gyre and the Seven Sons  Tapestry the First: How Gyre of Veth Came to Serve the Sword’s most Foolish Son
Relative Illusion - Part Twenty-eightMichael waited for his secretary to connect the call. Normally, he would have had her take a message, but it was Captain Brooks and he said it was regarding Lee. This did not make him feel any better about the previous call from the man to The Black Torrent. Something was up and if Lee was involved then it probably wasn’t good. The phone chimed and he picked it up quickly, “This is Mr. Michael Bruce.”
“Hello Mr. Bruce, this is Captain Brooks. I’m just calling to see how your son is.”
“He’s fine. Is this a normal procedure after a kidnapping?”
“Well, no,” The Captain sounded slightly sheepish but also concerned, “It’s just that his two kidnappers have been acting very odd and we wondered if whatever was causing them problems might have affected your son as well. Maybe a delayed reaction to the chemicals they were all exposed to.”
Michael pursed his lips in thought, wondering if this was what the Captain
Mr. Mortality and the Heart Collector (Epilogue)
Unexpectedly, Michael MacBranain did not die.
Oh, he had a fight of it. A fever, unconscious darkness, aches and frosty pangs, nightmares and night terrors filled with eyes and feathers, and eyes with feathers, and ghosts without eyes. And he certainly felt dead once or twice (or more than twice).
Still, the Grim Reaper could attest, the young man did not die.
No, he held as firmly to this mortal coil as he did to all things that mattered. And so it was that at exactly three-thirty in the afternoon, three days after the Adventure of the Heart Collector, the fever broke and Michael awoke in his own bed.
The first thing he became aware of upon opening his bleary eyes (which had been partially glued shut by an ominous black substance) was the familiar form of one of his sisters, his mother, and a (somewhat) masculine presence in the room.
"Dad?" he attempted to mumble through a heavy tongue; then fu
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