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Crawling across the floor of the living room of his first floor apartment, he was in abject fear of being caught in the crosshairs of a sniper’s weapon if he raised his head. The window of the room looked out across the street to a tall nondescript modern building, so bright and reflective that he would see himself being shot, a kind of cinema verité, should he show himself.

He figured the sniper could be at any of the upper windows across the street with a view down onto his carpet. But who’d want to kill him? But someone did.

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    Drew Martyn over 3 years ago

    Superb Neville. The image and sense of fear evoked by "cinema verite" sentence is startling in its visualisation. Another top drawer effort sir!

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Thanks very much Drew and Michelle.

    Michelle..'But someone did' might, or might not be in his paranoid imagination.

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    D.M. over 3 years ago

    I'm laughing with Michelle. Good one!

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    Olga Klezovitch over 3 years ago

    Someone did "want to kill him" or someone did "kill him"? Interesting.

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Or was it just in his mind?

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