Chapter II, First Sightings, The House of Obediah & The Baron’s Proposition
“There were many eyes there to bare witness to the unfolding events, but nearly every pair of them was turned downwards observing the strange fluctuations on mechanical devices few of them had any true understanding of. No one was looking at the scene before them. It was too much for the blind man named Max. He needed their eyes and they were looking in all the wrong directions.”
Chapter II, in which a very special photograph is taken of a phantom thing, we are introduced to the enigmatic collector that is Octavius Orwell Obediah the Second, and the good Baron pays an unwanted visit to make an offer few could refuse. Read the full chapter here. The first book is now available for free download or book purchase here.