Jeweled Beetle

The Lost Property Office by James R. Hannibal

Even as he made the transmission, Biddle noticed movement on the radio. He held it farther from his face and saw an enormous beetle perched on the dial, beautiful, with shimmering faceted wings and silvery legs. If it hadn’t moved, he would have taken it for a jeweled trinket.

The Lost Property Office by James R. Hannibal