TIME OF THE ROOK: TALES OF THE ROOK BOOK ONE

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CHAPTER 10: CROOKS AND CONS PART FOUR

“We’re in over our heads Jonas! Bad! Really- bad, this business of dealing with the heads of organized crime…..”

“Your whining isn’t helping to figure a way out of the situation!”

“What do we do Captain?”

“….. Dolor! He won’t give us the muscle to deal with the scapegoat, and he needs to be silenced before he can sing…..”

What happened? What about our leverage?”

“The snitch, he spilled his guts; and the widow, she opened her mouth…..”

“The detective?”

“The Rook! He will not turn the dame down….. If the widow turns to him for help, we will have a big problem on our hands…..”

“Without Syndicate connections, we have nobody to call on but our own boys!”

“….. You ever hear of The Gorgon?”

“….. Not past; the creatures of Greek Mythology Captain.....”

The Gorgon, he is what the Feds refer to as being: a mechanic, of sorts, a fixer, and a cleaner…..”

“….. The Spook? The guy that perpetrated The New Orleans hoodoo slayings?”

Yes….. I do believe he was a practitioner of Black- Magic, as a working culture......”

“I don’t know Captain? The Gorgon, he’s incarcerated in E- Block; that’s where they contain the most evil of criminals.....”

“….. Who better to take care of so sensitive, the assassination; than the devil himself?”



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