A dark, rainy night, and a serial killer has claimed another victim; another stripper. Lieutenant Phil Paran has his theory of which really sick bastard is doing 'em. Orville Nesbit, psychic investigator, has another.
"Ecdysis" originally appeared in OtherWere, edited by Laura Anne Gilman & Keith R.A. DeCandido.
If you liked this story: Orville Nesbit investigates another case, a classic country-house mystery, in "A Tremble in the Air" by Doyle and Macdonald.