Mount Treasure Ch2Chapter Two: Jim Opens the Map
"Yes, sir, that is correct. Alright, we appreciate your help. Thank you, goodbye."
The sound of the front door shutting alerts Jim to return to his seat. He'd been studying the Doctor's audiphone. Not that the Doctor would mind. In fact, he'd probably be delighted. Perhaps even to the point of demonstrating to Jim how it worked and tell him when it was made and what model it was and what so-and-so-smart-guy had to say about it.
That is why Jim nonchalantly walks away from it.
The Doctor enters just as Jim is sitting on a sofa. "Well, the constabulary is on the case, although it seems that those rotten pirates have fled without a trace." He pauses for a moment before saying, "And I'm afraid that the old Benbow Inn has . . . burned to the ground."
Jim looks up at his mother, seated in a plush armchair. Her head is buried in her hands. Her shoulders shudder slightly.
Jim looks away.
"There, there, Sarah. I'm sure we can build a new one. Just with time