“It is very important,” Mister Sun said, lifting the hammer again, “that we pulverise the teeth and facial bone structure as well as possible.” Crunch. “If we are caught in ten minutes, then, yes, we are standing over a dead body in the bath tub.” Crunch. “But we will, by god, force them to do a DNA test to identify the body. This purchases us useful seconds.”
“What about fingerprints, though?” Amanda said. “They won’t need DNA. He has fingerprints.”
“Well,” said Mister Sun, as the hammer’s impact reports degenerated from crunches to sounds like glass dust being pounded into pork chops, “that’s why there’s a thirty-dollar brulée torch in my bag. We will need some air freshener, by the way.”
DEAD PIG COLLECTOR is a long short story that will be released by Mulholland Books as a digital ebook single on June 15.
It is a love story. It is also about killing people and effectively disposing of their bodies.
Further details to follow.