The Mark of the Beast
by A.J. Hall
The Mark of the Beast is one in a series of LoPiverse ebooks by the author A.J. Hall. You might like to refer to their chronology, suggested reading order & more detailed series information.
In 1982, a few months after the Ministry "took advantage of a fortuitous accident to crow about victory" a young man who has carried for much of his life the burden of a dark secret drops into the Leaky Cauldron for a couple of beers. But the beautiful, unknown young woman he meets there may have secrets darker than his to hide, and the choice he will be faced with before long will be the hardest of his life.
The quotation at the end is from Raymond Chandler.
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This short story is rated 15. You might like to consider other ebooks by A.J. Hall set in the Harry Potter and LoPiverse fandoms. This work is created on a not-for-profit basis and no infringement of the rights of the holder(s) is intended. All rights are those of the respective holder(s).