The latest chapter of the sci-fi thriller starts:
The Crystal Palace’s decoration was beyond description. For, amongst the satin drapes, were over 100,000 treasures from every corner of the world including a stuffed elephant, crystal fountain and a huge chunk of gold from Chile.
However, everyone wanted to see Koh-i-Noor diamond reputed to be worthy of its name meaning ‘the mountain of light’.
With Bassingbourne busy with official duties, he left Brock to his own devices. But as he wandered among the display cabinets, he felt a presence behind him. He turned to confront Thornfalcon and his two henchmen.
“We meet again Mr Austin or should I say Brock”