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By Laura Resnick
The first publication within the magical Esther Diamond secret series...
When mysterious mystical disappearances disrupt her occupation, suffering actress Esther Diamond groups up with Maximillian Zadok, an eccentric aged wizard whose day activity is preserving new york from Evil. in the meantime, the horny NYPD detective investigating the disappearances fears that Esther and Max could be a greater challenge than the vanishing performers.
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CHAPTER IX THE WELCOME OF THE MASTER 1"T WAS nearly twelve hours later, as their •^ watches showed them, that the first of the weary adventurers awoke. The Very Young Man it was who first opened his eyes with a confused sense of feeling that he was in bed at home, and that this was the momentous day he was to start, his journey into the ring. He sat up and rubbed his eyes vigorously to see more clearly his surroundings. Beside him lay his two friends, fast asleep. With returning consciousness came the memory of'the events of the day and night before.
Here he left them to bathe, getting them meanwhile robes similar to his own, with which to replace their own soiled garments. In a little while, much refreshed, they descended to the room below, where Lylda had supper ready upon the table waiting for them. "Only a little while ago my father and Aura left," said Lylda, as they sat down to eat. "Lylda's younger sister," the, Chemist •explained. " The Very Young Man parted his lips to speak. Then, with heightened color in his cheeks, he closed them again.
Things have stopped growing," observed the Very Young Man. 'He rose to his feet, stretching. He felt sore and bruised all over,. but with the meal and a little rest, not particularly tired. "I move we go on down now," he suggested, walking to the edge of 'the huge crevice in which they were sitting. " "Perhaps we might as well," agreed the Doctor, rising also. " The incongruity of his last words with the scene around made the Doctor smile. Overhead the sky still showed a narrow ribbon of blue.
Disappearing Nightly (Esther Diamond, Book 1) by Laura Resnick