Tue 9 Mar 2010
A preview extract, with exclusive art by Malcolm Harrison
words (c) Sam Enthoven / visuals (c) Malcolm Harrison 2010. All rights reserved.
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Miller fell silent.
‘I . . . hate you,’ Steadman began.
‘I’ve never had the chance to say this to one of you before, but I’ve hated people like you my whole life. Ever since school, where my existence was made a misery by a smug, self-satisfied waster just like you, I have quietly dedicated my life to finding ways to revenge myself on your kind. Something unpleasant is about to happen to you. But you can comfort yourself with two things. First, it will be over far more quickly than you deserve, and second, you’re in a very privileged position. You, Mr Miller, are about to serve the Queen.’
I took my cue.
‘Gah!’ cried Miller into the darkness when I first touched him. ‘What’s that?’
‘What’s what?’ Steadman asked, amused.
‘There’s something . . . crawling. Like a spider. It’s . . . going up my legs. Now it’s on my back! I can’t . . . Oh! Oh, God! GET IT OFF ME!’
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