By Budjette Tan
While the solar units within the urban of Manila, don't you dare make a incorrect flip and prove in that dimly-lit facet of the metro, the place aswang run the most-wanted kidnapping earrings, the place kapre are the kingpins of crime, and engkantos slip in the course of the cracks and thieve your most useful possessions.
When crime takes a flip for the unusual, the police name Alexandra Trese.
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Sorry about this,’ said the Doctor. ’ ‘Especially Major Butcher. And since I am supposed to be a world-renowned physicist and you’re my walking computer, we should attempt to live up to our billing. ’ Ace and the Doctor threw themselves into the work on the blackboard and it was lucky that they did. In the course of the next few hours they had a steady stream of visitors, including an amiable Oppenheimer, a sceptical Fuchs and a fuming Professor Apple, who peered at the blackboard for a long time, shot a venomous glance at the Doctor and then went out again.
Ace’s stomach rumbled. ‘Sorry to spoil a beautiful moment,’ she said. The Doctor chuckled. ‘Not to worry. I knew you would be hungry after your mental excursions. The brain burns an astonishing number of calories. ’ ‘Certainly. ’ ‘Wicked. ’ ‘Yes, you did seem to enjoy it at the party. Now if you don’t mind a walk on this beautiful night we shall go to the Oppenheimers’ and collect our supper. ’ ‘A stroll along Bathtub Row in the moonlight? ’ In fact, the curve of road leading to the Oppenheimers’ house was quietly beautiful in the moonlight, handsome rows of houses with trees and lawns.
Metal needles destroy the record, man. Only cactus needles are safe. Here I am, out here in the middle of the desert and can I get cactus needles? ’ Cosmic Ray finished replacing the needle, reverently discarding the old one into a plant pot, as though it was a brave soldier who had served honourably, then bent his considerable bulk over a box of records. ’ There was a loud hammering at the door. Ray sighed and straightened up, rolling his eyes in exasperation. ‘Oh man, what a drag. Who’s knocking now?