The Heat Death of the planet from an overdose of global warming isn't funny, nor is the occult, but the story as Gill and Steve try Isaac Brainridge's invention to explore the future telepathically. Rel occult as Gill, Steve and Brainridge clash with his powerful but unscrupulous neice Athena. Gill's quick wits save her (and Steve) but Brainridge and planet earth may not be so lucky!
Isaac Brainridge looked 'odd'. That was the first reaction of the police constable, as Brainridge answered the door. The man before him was a little above average height and no more than average build, but he had a pointed beard and was otherwise completely bald. He was dressed entirely in black - shirt, tie, trousers, shoes.
'Probably black underwear as well,' Constable Stewart thought irrelevantly.
Brainridge had odd eyes - the...