Curio Of The Vanities

IF THE UNIVERSE IS THE ANSWER…
WHAT IS THE QUESTION?

FBI agent Bart Needham is back on the case after almost being killed
in Morphed by a wealthy techologically advanced religious cult. Still recovering from his wounds he is given a no-brainer field assignment to track down a very specific curio. A locket of extra-terrestrial origin that was stolen from the restricted collection of the Aerospace Museum, part of the Smithsonian group.

A ghost sign is an old hand-painted advertising signage that has been preserved on a building for an extended period of time. The signage may be kept for its nostalgic appeal, or simply indifference by the owner. Ghost signs are also called fading ads and brickads. In many cases these are advertisements painted on brick that remained over time. Old painted advertisements are occasionally discovered upon demolition of later-built adjoining structures. Throughout rural areas, old barn advertisements continue to promote defunct brands and quaint roadside attractions.Many ghost signs from the 1890s to 1960s are still visible.Such signs were most commonly used in the decades before the Great Depression.

1376371337413A mysterious woman comes to town and opens a most curious curio shop. The day she opens the doors,  the townsfolk flock in. Along with the main cast, the gawkers include the wealthy and poor alike, politicians, collectors, and the curious, as word spreads of the fabulous hard to obtain curio objects seemingly from another planet. As agent Needham investigates, the townsfolk of the tiny town of Barrington, IL. are not all they seem.

 

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