The Van Helsing Impetus – Excerpt No. 45

An hour after the sunset, Clara heard a vehicle pull up. With Evelyn in the space, the door panels were rigged to trigger a proximity alert. She initially wondered why that was not the default, but figured it enabled them to sneak up on would-be thieves.

“That man must have a clock up his ass,” Evelyn said.

“Because he keeps good time?” Clara confirmed.

Oui,” Evelyn replied before giggling. “That and that’s the only way to explain for him being wound up so tight.”

Picture of a pocket watch with the mechanical features visible from the face. Image by Bruno /Germany from Pixabay.
Disclaimer: This excerpt from The Van Helsing Impetus is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth. The image is sourced from Pixabay.


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