Doctor Bishop opened the box. Inside, a smaller box, made of dark metal, with a small dial and a red button.
“As per your order, Mr Marcus.”
Edgar leaned over the device and smiled. “So?”
“Ten kills only the worst. The most hideous fiends you’ll ever find on this earth. From there, you can work your way down.”
“So setting the dial to one will…”
“Tiny thoughts of envy, possibly low-level rage, a little lust perhaps. I can’t be entirely sure.”
Edgar stared closer at the dial’s tiny white dashes. “I see you’ve added a zero, doctor. What will that do?”