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Taking on the Troubles of the World

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There were some cases, some people, that Ted Roach would never forget. Audrey's close escape from Kessell, now that was a definite entry in his permenant memory banks.

Audrey was lucky. She'd never know how close she'd come to being Kessell's next victim. Listening to her, it had gone from bad to worse:

Truth was, though, that Roach felt proud of keeping the truth from her. He already had nightmares, one more would do him no harm. And Audrey'd be able to sleep at night.

Ted sighed as he threw back another Scotch. What was one more night's lost sleep?