I know what you know
When a façade cracks one of two things will happen. First, it will stay in one piece long enough for the artisans to fix it before it falls down, or, the most likely scenario, it will all come tumbling down.
In Nigeria, David’s captor gives away several pieces of information which, in itself, might not mean very much, but when taken with a number of other unexplainable events and actions, gives David a lot of pause for thought.
And he will have plenty of time for that because the team have to leave the compound and get back home by a stealthier means, and this is where Boris can lend a hand.
If only Prendergast knew!
But, three events are set in motion, one monitoring Prendergast, the second, monitoring a compound in the English countryside, a recent Featherington acquisition, and thirdly, intensive surveillance of the castle.
Susan is back in Moscow, so no need to worry about her yet, but just in case, David has Boris keep her there on a minor pretext, and take away her means of communication until the situation becomes clearer.
Just what is going on at the country compound and who is residing there?
Just what are all the new buildings at the castle for; it seemed unlikely the stables really are stables even though from the outside they looked like stables?
And, what is Prendergast really up to? It’s time to ask some pertinent questions.