Scotland Yard detective, Elliott Porter is sent to the island of Pimbleton off the Devonshire Coast following news of a murder of a well-respected war veteran. It is here he uncovers a dreadful scandal that has the potential to discredit the entire nation. Amidst the green grass and white waves lies a village with an array of suspicious and intriguing characters that each have their own terrible secrets. Intended as a television pilot, the episode leaves a lot of loose ends to be tied up. Please enjoy reading 'Retreat'.
Observational narration. Thought provoking dialogue and interesting use of thought images. One way or another, the reader will be moved. This is the beginning of a novel, a play, it's already a short story, but may be used eventually as a tv series pilot episode.