The atrocity of the crime, as it has been related, is too great, such that I do not know how I should think thereof. ” -- -Carl Gustaf Af Leopold 1793The night watchman, Mickel Cardell, has seen enough death to last several lifetimes.
I would describe the state of the body so that all of you, fair reade, would understand the true dread that Cardell saw, but given that it provides clues for the ongoing investigation, I will leave the details for you to discover for yourself.
Cecil Winge is dying of consumption, but once he realizes the details of this murder most foul, he summons what reserves he has to pull himself from his sweat stained sheets to lead the investigation.
Aye, I have to say that short description was enough to rouse my sympathies for the an, but as Niklas Natt Och Dag reveals Winge ’ s characters, you learn that tragedy has so many faces, so many nuances.
Can they both be so lucky to perform one last service for humanity before Cardell drinks himself to death and Winge coughs up the bloody spume of his last breath?
She can believe that her life can get no worse, but then when the church inserts a sanctimonious nose into her bleak future, she finds that things can most assuredly get worse.