The Albertsburg Judgement Chapter III

CHAPTER III It was with this in mind that I went to Jacobson and Daughters some days after my pilgrimage up to Thales’ grave. I had gone to buy fertilizer for my roses but I knew perfectly well, as I drove down the main street, that I was on a mission to find out something more about the circumstances surrounding Thales’s gravestone. There was an … Continue reading The Albertsburg Judgement Chapter III

The Albertsburg Judgement: Chapter II

  CHAPTER II The night that would set Captain Mandel on the path to arresting the engineer was one of heavy downpours. The rain, our mayor acknowledged in court, had moved over the crenulations of the Swartberg, tapping gently on our iron roofs. But only he was alarmed. No one else gave it so much as a second thought. After all, rain falls in Albertsburg’s … Continue reading The Albertsburg Judgement: Chapter II

The Albertsburg Judgement: Chapter I

Part I THE WHITE PATHS OF TOWERKOP Chapter I In the courtroom, his dark eyes were watching me. Beneath him lay his black umbrella, which he slid to the side with his foot as his lawyer came to sit down next to him. But not for one moment did he take his eyes off me. And as mine briefly caught his, his lips stretched horizontally … Continue reading The Albertsburg Judgement: Chapter I