The Ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove

Speeding on his way to the airport, Drake swerves to avoid a couple of young boys chasing a ball and loses control of his car. The rest of this story is supplied by Drake’s subconscious: A duel of wits in which the hobo he passed on the road right before his accident morphs into the suave, sinister casino owner Mr. Alexander, whose unsavory deeds range from attempting to blackmail Drake to passing secrets via microdots on gambling chits.