Interconnected

"By rights I shouldn't be giving you this story, as I'm dead and my feathery, brown chest is stone cold. Don't tell!" (Today's new Upsideclown is one of mine.) "I'd found a postcard tucked into a book in the RSL stacks, right down in the basement. Postmarked 1956, addressed to L---, with what looked like a pirate's treasure map drawn on it. Labelled, in copperplate, 'The Starling Variable'. An illustration of a starling on the front, pen and ink". Read The Starling Variable.