Good-bye, - the boy without expression has told. - thanks.
And Maljanov remained in a hall one.
It has returned to a table, has thrown over papers the card and has risen about an open window so that to see the entrance.
A mercury lantern it is dead stars through black foliage. There has passed braided step a couple in obnimku and has
disappeared in a front garden. Two old women were silent, sitting side by side on a small bench about an entrance. Nobody
left the house.
Then Maljanov was bent through a table and again took in hands cut-away.
Only now it was not cut-away. It was the small rectangle of very white cardboard, pure from both parties.
And suddenly behind a window has begun to cry, the child was hammered in a hysterics: "Oh, it is not necessary! Oh, I any
more will not be!. Oh-it... I will not be more!" Maljanov was immediately put out from a window on a belt - on the proof of
anybody, somewhere in a distance the door only has slapped and at once desperate children's cries have abated.
In two huge jumps Maljanov has crossed all the apartment and it has appeared on a ladder. And there, of course, it was
empty too. On the top step of flight any not clear yellow subject Only lay. It was the small sandal. From the right foot.
Maljanov has lifted it, has turned in hands, then has slowly come back home, to a table where the lamp brightly shined
ischirkannye, the leaves ornamented by curves on which has become stupid crept the big black moths and any winged
It has gathered quickly.
All papers lying on a table, all leaves scattered on a floor, fair pages of article with the yet not entered formulas, schedules,
the tables beautifully drawn for display on epidiaskopu, - all it has accurately and dexterously collected it, has straightened
and has combined in a white folder "For papers". The folder was inflated, and it for greater durability has drawn its economic
Then nasharil in a table box a black felt-tip pen and it is slow with taste has deduced on a cover: "D.Maljanov. A problem
about macroscopical stability".
Having finished all affairs, it took a folder under a mouse, has attentively inspected a room as if expected to find out
something forgotten in a hurry, and has switched off a lamp. It became dark, only were shone by sated red light of figure on
the calculator display. Then it has switched off also the calculator too.
It has approached on the house Vecherovsky on a bicycle with which operated one hand, right, - because under the arm left
at it the thick white folder has been clamped. Slowly, heavily, as if the patient, it has slipped from a saddle, the bicycle to a
wall has leant and has walked upstairs to an entrance.
The door was open. In an aperture, directly on a threshold, any person sat. He has raised the face towards to Maljanovu,
and Maljanov has learnt Gluhov. The person at Gluhov was exhausted, warped and in addition smeared not that soot, not
that a paint.
Do not go there, Dmitry Alekseevich, - Gluhov has spoken. - there now it is impossible.
It blocked pass and Maljanov silently faced to it and waited.