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But for that, we should both of us undoubtedly have been at home in Midwich on the night of the 26th – 27th, with consequences which, I have never ceased to be thankful, she was spared. Because it was my birthday, however, and also to some extent because I had the day before received and signed a contract with an American publisher, we set off on the morning of the 26th for London, and a mild celebration. Very pleasant, too. A few satisfactory calls, lobster and Chablis at Wheeler's, Ustinov's latest extravaganza, a little supper, and so back to the hotel where Janet enjoyed the bathroom with that fascination which other people's plumbing always arouses in her.
At that moment Janet came into the lounge, and I introduced him. 'Janet dear, this is Bernard Westcott. ' 'Colonel,' admitted Bernard, and greeted her charmingly. 'I am so glad,' Janet told him. 'I've heard a lot about you. ' She invited him to lunch with us, but he said that he had business to attend to, and was already overdue. His tone of regret was genuine enough for her to say: 'Dinner, then? ' queried Bernard. 'In Midwich,' she explained. ' Bernard's manner changed slightly. ' he inquired, looking from her to me.
Whoever heard of a perfectly stationary gas – and with a light wind blowing, too? ' 'Can't be droplet stuff evaporating off the ground, either,' said the LeadingFireman. 'Kind of hits 'em like a hammer. ' Alan shook his head. 'Besides,' he agreed, 'anything really volatile would have cleared by now. What's more, it wouldn't have vaporized last night and caught the bus and the rest. The bus was due in Midwich at tentwentyfive – and I came over this bit of road myself only a few minutes before that.
Blameless in Abaddon (Godhead, Book 2) by James Morrow