1060

We thought Stokes could be defeated.  We were wrong.  We thought Collinwood was immortal.  We were wrong.  I thought myself worthy of love. I was wrong. Stokes, crazed, set Collinwood ablaze.  It was torture to see it, and my shock was allayed only by the knowledge that I was seeing a mere reflection.  However, Roxanne […]

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1059

Julia lives. We may win the day, yet.  To do so, Timothy Eliot Stokes must die. BC

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1058

I simply do not know what to feel. Quentin?  Gone.  Maggie Collins has left.  Roger, Elizabeth, Carolyn?  All dead.  Collinwood is, for all purposes, abandoned. Julia is dead. That last sentence, so easy to write.  Just three words that rolled off my pen with astounding ease.  Is it because we have faced death so many […]

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1057

Our courtship began as do all good ones; she attempted to stab me at the behest of another man.  When I revealed that Claude North was dead, her attitude quite changed. The course of true love, etc, etc. Now, my main goal is to find Julia.  To that end, the Inspector and I begin our […]

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1056

She is dead.  She refused to sign the confession that she killed Bruno.  However, Roxanne lives and breathes. I have Julia and Quentin’s freedom in my grasp, as well as Maggie’s gratitude.  Everything rests on visiting Stokes!  As I departed to do so, I had the warmest expression of gratitude I have ever seen from […]

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1055

The battle slowly turns in our favor.  Angelique is dying, a statement I write with deeply mixed sentiment.  How can I be so casual with life in Parallel Time.  Some matters.  Some does not.  Is that how I feel in my own time?  Yes, quite probably.  It is only that here, I am acutely aware […]

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1053

Roger is behaving as suspiciously as possible.  This now assures me of Quentin’s innocence.  Were I he, I’d fee as well.  Perhaps I should, anyway. BC

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1052

Dr. Julia Hoffman.  In many cases, she does what I cannot.  Is she braver than I?  If so, I will admit that with no reservations. BC

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1051

My impatience grows.  How soon to release her?  How soon to establish Quentin’s innocence. I see need.  I have need.  And so little power to fulfill it. BC

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1048

Julia continues to make error after error as “Hoffman.”  I have assured her that she is in no danger due to her ignorance of the necessary nuances. My reassurances are, of course, complete lies. BC

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