Bill had never been so tired. The stream of customers at the Cozy Cup had not slowed until closing time. The coffee shop had reaped the reward of having so many new people in the area because the theater down the block held a film festival once a month. He closed up and drove home with the expectation of falling into bed without his usual hour of reading time.
As he took out his keys and started to open the door, two men appeared from the shadows and strolled up to him. Although they were identically dressed in dark suits and red ties, that’s where the similarity ended. One man with a military style short haircut appeared to be in his late thirties. Bill noticed the man’s massive shoulders and figured that he must have played football in college. The second man, much shorter in stature, would be easy to pick out in a police lineup. His long thin face was set off by a nose far too long to create a harmonious effect and a head of hair that seemed evenly divided between dark brown and gray strands. He pulled a business card from his jacket’s inside pocket and thrust it at Bill.
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