The Mad Scientist Affair Author:John T. Phillifent Was it a madman's hoax, or ...? — Napoleon Solo was wondering as he watched the members of a distinguished scientific convention cluster angrily around Sarah O'Rourke, beautiful niece of the eccentric Irish biochemist "King Mike" O'Rourke. The paper which Sarah had brought to the convention was gibberish, utter nonsense -- o... more »r so it seemed at first.
Then suddenly Napoleon heard the deadly cough of a silenced pistol, and the scientist standing next to Sarah jerked and slumped to the floor, dead. As Sarah screamed and Napoleon sprinted to her side, the thought that leaped into his head was: No one commits murder for a hoax!« less