Alice is to hang, though she tells her friends she assumed Lizzie had killed John and so taken the blame. The women though know that John was killed and the attempt made on Lizzie's life to prevent them revealing what happened on Salisbury Plain and fell that they too are under surveillance. Discovering that the injured soldiers - all clearly guinea pigs as none had families - were treated at the same military hospital as Timothy had been, a reluctant Susan visits, claiming she needs his medical records for his overseas posting. She locates a horribly injured young soldier who confirms that he and other victims were deliberately chosen for the heartless experiment but Susan is removed by the military and forced to explain to her husband her past at Bletchley and her current mission. Meanwhile Millie, Jean and Lucy learn that John was employed at Porton Down, a government establishment testing chemical weaponry run by Professor Masters, whom they visit. He is a deranged patriot who ...
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There's a discussion early about how a blue dress would have appeared green in yellow light. That would be true if we were mixing pigments, but light works differently. A blue dress appears blue by reflecting blue light. Blue is a primary color in light, so only blue light is reflected by an object that appears blue. The dress might appear blue or black, but not green. See more
If I tell you the truth, I'm breaking the law. They'll lock me up anyway.
I don't want riddles, Susan. I want to know.