By Isaac Asimov
The 3rd within the Black Widowers sequence, a set of witty and cleverly concocted conundrums approximately various themes and with adequate info given for the committed reader to determine the reply sooner than Henry the waiter does so. as soon as a month the Black Widowers membership meets to take pleasure in sturdy meals, fantastic wine, convivial corporation - and to entertain a guest.
Each month the visitor offers them with a conundrum - a secret which has to this point proved thoroughly baffling.
And so the Black Widowers started working at the challenge - aided and abetted through Henry, their perspicacious waiter, whose powers of deduction by no means fail to astonish...
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Author Description: Eric Jerome Dickey was once born in Memphis, Tennessee and attended the collage of Memphis (the former Memphis State), the place he earned his measure in machine method know-how. In 1983, he moved to l. a. to pursue a profession in engineering.
After touchdown a task within the aerospace as a software program developer, Eric Jerome Dickey's inventive abilities surfaced, inspiring him to turn into an actor and a humorist. but Eric quick figured out that writing used to be whatever he may possibly do and do good. From artistic writing sessions to avidly eating the works of his favourite authors, Eric Jerome Dickey started to form a writing occupation of his personal. Having written numerous scripts for his own comedy act, he begun writing poetry and brief tales. "The movie paintings gave me perception into personality improvement, the performing periods helped me comprehend motivation. .. it all is going hand in hand," Eric explains. He joined the IBWA (International Black Writers and Artists), participated of their improvement workshops, and have become a recipient of the IBWA SEED Scholarship to wait UCLA's artistic Writing sessions. In 1994 his first released brief tale, "Thirteen," seemed within the IBWA's River Crossing: Voices of the Diaspora-An Anthology of the overseas Black adventure. A moment brief tale, "Days long past By," was once released within the journal a spot to Enter.
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Maybe they’re rich,” whispered a third woman. Her name was Euphinia, and she’d made fast friends with the fourth woman, Grace. The two of them were the oldest of the bunch. Both must’ve been in their sixties. They held hands tightly, and this made them look like a pair of schoolgirls. “Then maybe we’ll get rich too,” Grace added. The last of us was Sunny. That’s how she introduced herself, and that’s all she wanted to be called. First name or last? I didn’t ask. She was even burlier than Peach Tree, so I didn’t push.
I have heard it. Everything it says is true.
I blew on the paper to dry it. The cursive was small, but neat, legible. The wooden door swung open. I heard its steel handle clang against the stone wall. I paid no more attention to Cheryl because now I could read the two lines of the note: You made a promise in Cedar Rapids in 2002. Time to honor it. Without thinking, purely automatic, I walked back into that filthy toilet stall and flushed the note away. But not the ticket. 2 THREE DAYS I thought about that note. Thought about it, repeated it in my mind, tried to forget it.