By Roger Zelazny
The bestselling writer of the Amber sequence creates a pleasant and dramatic interval myth populated via speaking canines and characters from well known legend. Accompanying and amplifying the textual content are a chain of 31 full-page illustrations by way of one of many masters of surprising and terrible art.
Originally released in 1993.
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We did,” I said. ” I shrugged. ” “It did, didn’t it? ” “Sometimes I wish a lot of things,” I said. She leaned back in the seat and opened her purse and got out a cigarette and lit it, then rolled down the window. She remembered I didn’t like ciga THE BLEEDING SHADOW ■ 29 rette smoke. I never had got on the tobacco. It took your wind and it stunk and it made your breath bad too. I hated when it got in my clothes. “You’re the only one I could tell this to,” she said. “The only one that would listen to me and not think I been with the needle in my arm.
38 ■ JOE R. LANSDALE “Yeah, well, catch the act now. ” “You bet you are,” said the big man. “Fat-ass behind the glass down there, he ain’t paying you enough to mess with me,” I said. ” “Uh-huh,” said the skinny one. It was then I seen the skinny guy pull a razor out of his pocket. I had one too, but razor work, it’s nasty. He kept it closed. Big guy with the gold tooth flexed his fingers and made a fist. That made me figure he didn’t have a gun or a razor; or maybe he just liked hitting people.
We found a bundle of bloody clothes hidden in the base of the fountain,” Dahlia said, and a ripple ran through the crowd. “If we hadn’t had to hide the body, if no one had called the police, we might never have found them. ” Joaquin held up the bloody bundle. The smell was really strong now, and the Weres’ upper lips pulled up in a snarl of distaste. Even Weres liked their blood fresh. Joaquin, with a certain amount of drama, shook out the gar ments, one by one. “Cedric, I believe these are yours,” he said.
A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny