I was woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of dogs barking.
The lights went out, the heating system shut down (rattling as it went like a dozen tin cats, muffled by the contoured folds of a burlap sack) and the air lay still and silent in Exhibition Room B.
GHOST EMPEROR SEIZES POWER!
SPECTRAL MENACE UNSTOPPABLE, SCIENTISTS SAY!
He’d stood watch over the tomb for a thousand years.
Illuminated for a second, a small figure, a flash of strawberry blonde.
Alistair sees the last of the guests out, as Emily eases back onto the couch.
10/01/2009 Image – “The Guardian Of The Glass Cabinet” by Suzi Rose