Murder as a Fine Art - Chapter 16: A Sigh from The Depths Summary & Analysis

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Brookline and three men from his former regiment in India now dressed like constables head to the opium warehouse at the docks. They had come before under the pretense of checking, all the while concealing gunpowder kegs among the opium bricks. They add more and Brookline tells them he will be leaving that night. He tells his men to help themselves to any rewards they want, providing they burn the buildings behind them. He reminds them to dress as funeral directors when they leave town in the stolen hearses, and exposes a fuse hidden between the opium bricks. He lights a match and from on top of the opium bricks, someone orders him to stop. Ryan, and a group of constables try to stop Brookline who lights the fuse anyway.

Becker and Emily take Margaret to the linen shop...

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