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Unformatted text preview: in charge of whistling for taxis. Generated by ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www.processtext.com/abclit.html He asked her to stand over there, next to those other two ladies, while he worked the traffic. Her driver was a true cabbie, but only seconds earlier had been briefed and given a small radio. "Athenaeum Hotel on Piccadilly," she said. He eased away from the terminal in heavy traffic, and nonchalantly gave the destination on the radio. He took his time. An hour and a half later, he deposited her at the door of the hotel. She waited again at the registration desk. The assistant manager apologized for the delay, but the computer was down. Then word came that the phone in her room was adequately tapped, they gave her a key and a bellman took her away. She tipped him lightly, locked and chained her door, and went straight for the phone. The first words they heard her say were, "Benny, it's me. I'm here." "Thank God," said Benny. "Are you okay?" "I'm fine. Just scared." "Did anyone follow you?" "No. I don't think so. I was very careful." "Great. Look, there's a little coffee bar on Brick Street near Down, two blocks from your hotel. Meet me there in an hour." "Okay. I'm scared, Benny." "Everything's fine, dear. I can't wait to see you." Benny wasn't at the coffee bar when she arrived. She waited for an hour before panicking and running back to her hotel. He didn't call, and she didn't sleep. The next morning, she gathered up the morning papers in the lobby and read them over coffee in the dining room. Deep in the Daily Mail she finally found a two-paragraph blip about the capture of an American fugitive, one Benjamin Aricia. She packed her bags and booked a flight to Sweden. Forty-one WITH JUDGE KARL HUSKEY whispering into the ear of his colleague Judge Henry Trussel, it was established that the Lanigan matter should take precedence until it was put to rest. Rumors of a deal were floating th...
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2010 for the course LIT 301 taught by Professor Dra during the Spring '10 term at American College of Computer & Information Sciences.

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