Seth sat in the closet, locked from the outside. Contemplating what had happened.
Was their a smell? You were in the kitchen weren’t you? You must have smelt something!
Seth heard a voice and realised that, incredibly, it was his cat, Nightshade, speaking.
He thought about this, then realised he had smelt something unusual.
Their was a faint smell, like bitter almonds.
We should look inside Professor Papperspook’s room, she seemed upset when she found out that Dr Thalloumious was coming.
While Nightshade sat on the bed, Seth found a selection of bottles, he picked one up labelled ‘Robin Calling’, when he closed it again, he realised it was a sample of birdsong, which seemed impossible.
Seth stood at the top of the stairs and realised that their wer two men standing outside the door to the store room, if they opened it and realised he wasn’t there, he would be in big trouble!
Would they open the door? Find out in chapter 13
Let’s go then, we should look in Professor Pappersprook’s room, she looked really upset when she found out Dr Thalloumious was