BLACKMAIL BAY

by Walter B. Gibson. Originally Published in The Duende History of The Shadow Feb. 1, 1980. Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of Men? Chapter I UNDER the gleam of a bluish light, the chart depicting Cobosco Bay stood out in vivid detail. Jutting in from the lower left corner was a promontory that marked the fishing village of Gosport, a stopping place for the old-fashioned double-decked steamers that still plied the bay, as indicated by a dotted line continuing northward. That line veered to the westward to avoid the Twins, two tiny isles that stood side by side, with a narrow channel Continue reading