On a Pale Hourse Author:Piers Anthony Book One of Incarnations of Immortality. Zane lifted the gun. Why not? He had been cheated out of both love and wealth. His life might as well end efficiently, instead of being dragged out in the gutter. Now was the time. He pointed the gun at his head. As his finger tensed, Zane saw the door open. He frofe in place, uncertain whether to pull th... more »e trigger now, before being interrupted, or to hope for some amazing reprieve. The figure that appeared was garbed in nonreflective black, with a hood shrouding its head. It closed the door behind it silently, then turned to face Zane full on.
A bald, bony skull looked eyelessly at him. This was Death, come to collect him!« less