By Dean Koontz
Harry Lyon used to be a rational guy, a cop who refused to permit his task harden his soul. Then one fateful day, he was once compelled to shoot a man—and a homeless stranger with bloodshot eyes uttered the haunting phrases that challenged Harry Lyon's sanity:
"Ticktock, ticktock. You'll be useless in 16 hours...Dead through dawn...Dead through dawn...Dead through dawn..."
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He was in his command office, relaxing and opening a bottle of wine, laughing at a joke made by his companion. Father Salan was in his clerical robes, the black accentuating his head, which was forceful and intelligent with straight dark hair and deep-set eyes. An inscription on the back of the picture read: “To our inevitable success and unending friendship. J. ” f‘l-lis name was Jacques Salan then,” Celia noted drily. ” Killy studied Salan’s face, hoping for doubts to arise. There were none. He opened the briefcase and spread its contents along the table.
E; E it t The soldier swore and Killy twisted the garrote ghter. The neck inside was half its normal width. Pressed up esh made the soldier's face balloon. The whites of his eyes darkened. Spittle dried on his protruding tongue. Killy eased the vise half a turn. ” "Your mother,” the soldier began, and swung the knife he'd freed from his belt. It was directed at the lnquisitor’s kidney, and though Killy knocked the blade aside, he had to let go of the rie. Back in control, balancing on the edge of the precipice, the soldier aimed the barrel at Killy.
Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz