By Lavie Tidhar

After Archangels materialise over the bloodbaths of WWII, they soak up place of abode in lots of the world's significant towns. yet what may ensue if, greater than sector of a century later, whatever in some way controlled to kill those preferrred beings? Killarney is aware and, as an agent operating for the Bureau, a British supplier that is so mystery it does not formally exist, she unearths herself embroiled within the effects as, one after the other, the Archangels die. Assigned to track a lacking cryptographer suggestion to have info at the murders, she travels from England, via France, heading for the frozen wastes of the USSR. yet there is an unknown 3rd occasion rationale on preventing her, and there is God, who additionally has an time table. now not understanding who's buddy and who's foe, and with just a short glimpse of a swastika on angel wings as strong details, Killarney struggles to stay alive lengthy sufficient to glean enough details to place jointly the items of the puzzle and whole what's, with out them, an very unlikely undertaking.

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In moments, a large tray of couscous with roast lamb and a thick vegetable stew was deposited on my table, together with a carafe of water. Recharging. I concentrated on the taste of the food, drank glasses of water. They brought me another carafe, and more lamb. When I felt as if I were human again I sat back, and after a couple of minutes a small pot of thick, dark coffee was put in front of me, together with a plate of honeyed pastry. I chewed on the sweet, flaking pastry and drank coffee and felt my mind return to something resembling functionality.

She was mad to live here, this close to the Archangel, and I felt the nerves tingling as I knocked on the front door, found it unlocked and went into the building. It was dark inside, with the smell of cheap rented flats, hard detergents that do not cover up the stench of accumulated years. ” I called out, feeling for the stairs (carpet, thick and slimy to the touch) and beginning to climb. Who are you? I was getting tired of being asked that question, and for a second, terrified; it echoed in my head, in a language I didn’t know and yet understood.

I’d been back in London for more than a month and I'd been getting restless. They know that, and they play with you, trying to make sure that when they really need you, when they can’t find another poor fool, they have you. “Killarney,” they say, in their cold quiet rooms. “Just the ticket, Killarney. The girl who won’t turn down the mission everyone else has turned down, and you know why, old boy? ” I got off a few streets before the Bureau--habit, really--and walked the rest of the way to the squat, brown office building and went inside, and the heaters didn’t work.

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