"Please be at ease, Mr..."
"Claus Conrad, Constable. Please call me "CC".
I wouldn't ask you to do what may seem to you to be a foolish thing--but I-- I--I DO have reason to believe that I am being followed--and that my very life is in danger!"
The Crayfish certainly looked desperately worried so, to set his mind at ease I left my office, passing Effie as I walked out.
Much to my amazement as I stepped into the sandy street that goes by my office, I caught a glimpse of something dodging around some nearby boulders.