The Quest For Monday! Part 58: In Which Sympathetic Magic Gets No Sympathy

(Episode: “The Dreadful Doll”)

Synopsis: The Quests are diverted from fun undersea business: first by the appearance of a spy sub, then by villagers with a voodoo problem. The voodoo is a smokescreen…er, zombie-drug-screen…to hide the construction of an undersea base, and the situation escalates faster than you can say “Wade Davis.” Highlights of this episode include turbanless Hadji and Bannon beefcake, because the dreadful doll is a doggone distraction.

Tip 58: There are lessons to be learned even from falsehood and fraud.

The would-be witch doctor’s scheme survives about five seconds of contact with the mind of Benton Quest:

“As I wrote in my book, The Snake And The Multicolored Arc.

But at least we get to find out what the esteemed scientist’s Mini-Me would look like.

Pointy!

As well as what Race Bannon’s swimsuit calendar would look like.

Hey, at least he’s not purple and impersonating a god this time.

Next time: After I spend more time wondering how every online project I try slowly turns into a horror blog, I’ll pick something.

Next time on TQfM!: More than just a pretty face, Race is a top-notch finder of secret lairs.

J. A.

It reads. It writes. It watches. It researches. It overdoes many of those things!

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