License Invoked by Robert Asprin

By Robert Asprin

FROM THE PAGES OF THE X-FILES.
SOMEONE OR anything UNSEEN HAS BEEN ATTACKING FIONNA KENMARE, LEAD SINGER FOR THE IRISH ACID-FOLK ROCK BAND eco-friendly hearth, approximately TO PLAY the largest live performance OF HER CAREER-AND SHE'S IN worry FOR HER LIFE.
ENTER LIZ MAYFIELD, targeted AGENT FOR THE BRITISH GOV. place of work OF THE OCCULT & PARANORMAL SIGHTINGS INVESTIGATIONS. AND
BEAURAY BOUREAU FROM THE FBI
WHERE he is often called "BOO-BOO". AND HE does not HAVE THAT NICKNAME FOR NOTHING... BOUDREAU

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They're just havin' fun,” he said. “You see, folks come here to have a good time. If they drink a little too much or sing their way down the street, it's no real problem, so long as they aren't hurtin' anyone. Besides, tourist dollars are what keep the Quarter green. ” “If you say so,” Elizabeth said. ” Her companion threw back his head and laughed. “Heck, the French Quarter has a history of nearly two hundred years of carousing, kept women, pirates and duels. ” Not knowing quite what to say to that, Elizabeth changed the subject.

To be accurate, she found herself feeling it differently. There was an energy here, a pulse of life that blended with the beat of the ever-present music, at the same time exciting and relaxing. Attuned to Earth Magic as she was, Elizabeth was startled to find herself involuntarily drawing power from the streets . . something that she rarely if ever could do in a city. She had been prepared for New Orleans to be different, even frightening. This new aspect, however, took her completely by surprise.

Fionna looked at Nigel Peters. “Should be, love,” the manager said, noncommittally, shaking the announcer's hand and turning to the producer. “We'll see you're on the invitation list for the party to follow. ” Fionna rose and graciously offered Verona her hand. “Thanks, lovely. You made me feel very welcome. ” “We're happy to see you, darling,” Verona said, standing up and tossing her headset onto her desk. ” She turned to Boo-Boo. “It's been a long time, you good-looking man. ” She enveloped him in a huge hug.

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