Copyright Gavin Chappell 2011
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BOOK OF DEAD NAMES
Hamish Wallis was drinking in a backstreet pub in Silchester when he saw Nick and Eloise peering warily through the door. The Scottish skinhead clasped his pint harder and leant back against the panelled wall, hoping the crowd of beery, unemployed men would hide him. Not that he was afraid of his friends, but he had a perfectly good reason to hope they would go and look for him elsewhere.
He stared into the dark sludge of his Guinness and considered the unlikely events that had led him to this lowest point in his fortunes. He had always wanted a life full of excitement and danger, but things had really come to a head in the last few months. Here he was, on the run with a crustie and a Goth! He sneered to himself. Who would have thought, when he left his cold, grey Glaswegian home for the sleazy delights of the South, that such would be the result?