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Fedeltà #9

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The lead lining at the base of the coffin was what really saved Tony from the blast, as he'd been the closest to the bomb at the point of detonation. Others perished, but his instant reaction to hit the deck put him out of the field of maximum explosive force.

He awoke in a hospital bed mid-morning next day. He heard a loud ringing in his ears, felt a lot of pain all over, was completely disoriented, in a state of shock. But the worst shock was seeing a copper eyeballing him.

He smelt trouble. It smelt like shit.

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    Christopher over 1 year ago

    Now I've got XTC ringing in my ears!

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    Neville Hunt over 1 year ago

    You got it! One, two, three, four, five! I love that XTC song and I used to use it as a preface to a final year lecture on ‘Experiential Marketing’.

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    Christopher over 1 year ago

    I love that song too. Not a huge XTC fan, but love that one and a few others, like "Making Plans For Nigel" "Respectable Street" "Generals And Majors" and "Sgt. Rock (Is Going To Help Me)."

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