August Jorgenson’s home these days is a decommissioned lighthouse. His only companion is his old black Lab, and he throws away any mail he receives. Enter a trio from the world the judge abandoned: TV honchos from the city, full of an exciting plan to arm the old judge with the weapon to strike a mortal blow against capital punishment. Only when it’s too late does he realize what he’s gotten into.
Available only in Mystery 4.