He stood relaxed behind his securely closed screen door, waiting expectantly for the tall stranger to explain his presence so early in the morning.
"How are you, this wonderful, fine morning? Would you be Brian Mussellton?" The Visitor asked pleasantly.
The elderly man of the house nodded his head to acknowledge the veracity of the question.
"Could be... and who might you be, and what is it that you want of me? Especially so early in the morning." He replied somewhat suspiciously.
"You formerly worked at Stellar Engineering in Darwin. NT." More a statement, not a question.
"Please identify yourself before I answer any more of your questions. If not, then you can go. Now!"
"Umm... Sorry... George Bennett." The stranger strug...