"Lieutenant. Lieutenant Dallas. Lieutenant Eve Dallas..."
Eve Dallas woke with a start. She turned to her husband, thinking he had, once again, called her out of a nightmare but Roarke was sleeping soundly.
"Lights, five percent," she ordered. Galahad the cat jumped to his feet, hissing and she reached for her weapon automatically before she saw the shimmering hologram floating just beyond the bed.
"What the hell is that?" she exclaimed. Roarke didn't stir and she considered poking him.
"Lieutenant, I need you." The hologram said.
"Is this some kind of joke?" Eve asked. Galahad stood at attention, his fur puffed out till he looked twice his already-large size.
"I don’t have a lot of time, Lieutenant. The Veil isn’t going to be thin for long, tomorrow is Halloween and then it’s…”
"Gotcha!" Eve said gleefully. "McNabb this is your idea of a Halloween prank, isn't it? How did you manage to get a holo-projector in here? ROARKE!" Now she did jab an elbow into his ribs but he appeared to still be sleeping. "Roarke?"
All Hallow's Eve--An In Death Interlude by caroleb