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Tom
achanged,'it's
When
to
The
her
Sarah,
and
had
you're
very
the
for
tables,
it
agive
things
Tom's
by
strong,
next
He
in
seat.
heposition
pulled
Kalashnikov.
ahow
passenger
time
ain
way
distant
the
damsel
was
Cambodia,
bringing
reached
pulse,
him
butt
getting
thing
long
fallen
inpretty
of
Tom
but
to
white
vibrating
a-your
and
the
was
his
gun
in
that
ocean
tensed
the
and
Tom
miles
Are
the
upper
off
her
pad
what
time
this
onwe
It
drug
fit,
other
theto
a
in

there
Her
she
"This'll
screamed,
With
Tom
thugs
from
and
The
try
expected
himself
testament
Arcing
above,
rushing
weapon
Every
gun
His
he
more
Ahead
was
Lining
parachutes.
snatching
by
For
himself.
Holding
When
more.
hit
roller-coaster,
spinning
almost
to
He
aby
was
crawl
shouted
legs
woke
too
knew
tossed
attendant
to
spin
last
Sarah.
precious
aand
Tom's
his
aerodynamic
quarterback
Tom
already?'
were
round
last
jump
shoulders-first
draining
judder
rolling
ahimself
grabbing
before
groggy
backwards
so
onto
clearly
enough
be
that
grasp.
him
away.
view
Below,
caught
car.
nauseatingly.
around
trying
to
below
silken
view.
prepared
them
loudly
to
athe
scream
them
spent
He
toher
that.
moments,
warning
time
and
in
of
Worse,
leaving
toher.
onto
up
opened
She
to
In
out
go
was
the
up
as
at
not
to
and
his
the
control
rabbits
when
parachutes
put
copilot
into
in
carefully,
to
realise
of
was
under
the
with
she
her,
asked
get
for,
Kalashnikov's
his
the
distance
yet
get
his
hands,
the
chopper
it
be
toand
up
horror,
his
running
he
her
paramount.
door's
the
into
further
door.
stomach,
pair
her,
probably
and
calm
working,
others
much
he
two
ears,
shortest
over
to
tumbled
muzzily.
were
arms
throat.
sky.
the
headbutted
the
free-fall,
trying
its
with
she
seconds
was
of
Tom
between
and
ofthing
surely
edge
his
at
truth.'What
reacting,
he
as
with
back
cockpit.
Their
parachutes.
breast.
screamed
aLimbs
one
and
inclined
full
head
whitened
slammed
felt
let
Sarah
Instead
magazine
didn't
of
fall.
he
fight
voluntarily;
to
long
into
knowing
he
moments,
of
letting
swooped
Sarah
that
him
astonished
throw
tilt.
over
like
his
Tom
stumbled
tore
it
It
were
against
but
He
even
into
silently,
help,
noses,'
the
of
his
knuckles,
had
the
guard,
let
in
descending,
felt
heels,
and
being
doubted
him
Further
that
trying
the
with
his
upon
wrapping
apassenger
hear
he
head,
her,
hit
-'more
rip
himself
but
not
few
off
forward;
the
parachutes
faces
opened
arms
hit
she
wrenching
the
them,
before
her
athe
it
the
there
toby
anybody
even
heartbeats.
balance
on
planing
compact
like
attendant
was
expectation
the
fall
probably
were
around
catch
in
gunfire;
trailing
was
planed
sound
compartment,
his
aan
after
managing
was
atnow
dead,
the
shrinking
being
car
back,
the
ungainly
widening
the
from
would
and
hands
towards
the
attendant.
Sarah,
whipped
her,
no
doorway
downwards
on
heway
tiny
felt
tumbling
snapped.
Sarah
Kalashnikov
With
just
into
vapour.
brought
last
the
ato
that
have
had
and
to
as
twisty
asif
chopper
give
speck
the
hawk
slightly.
like
she
but
bulkhead,
the
afelt
stabilise
away
moment,
vanished
flung
were
let
the
he'd
tumble.
Then
down
once
and
trying
could
Sarah
she
wind
him
being
the
that
a

hear
her
Tom
pushing
terrified,
Then
thumbs-up.
expression,
he
There
Tom's
the
safely
Chapter
Life
Hong
Lots
congee
looking
able
shampooing
For
in
had
The
waving
it
Why
astockier,
'I
she
"Then
'She
place?'
thing.'
belonging?
Fei
red
grinned,
and
was
can't.
seemed
up;
grinned
cord.
shoulders
all
no
car
don't
think
grunted,
him
he
on
Kong,
of
to
gives
was
view.
ribbon.
shirt
forget
stall
be
chance
to
second-hand
she
released
One
the
people
cool
look
his
horn
He
over
When
athe
him
you
Iwith
if
tomean,
she
April
some
me
wanted&
Something
flinched
as
buckle
the
genuinely,
rustle
All
Streets
admiration,
customer
instead
opposite
in
up
Ihe
her.
and
the
think
and
nearest
She
of
from
just
freebies
Sarah
looked
he
awere
followed
release
he
his
girls'
housewife's
was
the
1997
introducing
gap-toothed
shook
rush
did,
lifted
carried
it's
What's
together
like
had
the
or
ask
He
helike
willing
silk
waiting
of
instinctively,
regained
grip
for
for
abeach.
just
didn't
ofher
was
and
to
skirts.
car.
aher
because
his
was
falling
small
he
crushing
him
shirt,
her.
green
ladies'
wrong
awind.
he
do
herself
that,
taking
pulled
ate
stolen.
out?'
head.'It'd
until
sign
dismaying,
to
hair.
for
It
home?'
had
then,
onto
himself
smile.
even
control
hairdresser's.
But
say
Through
his
was
one.
Iwith
His
trees,
pressed
sounded
anyway.
ofknow
on
Fei
salon,
sometimes
itHe
apair
The
very
the
was
they
arice
arms
and
success
her
gentle
He
that
locked
that
new
asked.
world's
of
ripcord,
girl
salon
didn't
be
not
and
strap
of
the
confidently,
was
what
hegood
with
had
jeans
glumly,
from
so
Fun
were
her
one,
girl
invisible
way.
ajust
Sarah
current
window,
was
Idressed
get
with
in
seen
He
the
was
hands,
his
relief.
on
Most
across
care,
can
constricting,
most
and
you're
enough
the
which
slim
was
her
held
the
awishing
word
fun,
aYi
legs.
was
Hong
hardly
ofstuff.
shoes
ladies'
inopportune
click
man's
of
Yi
either.
shorter
much
other
hands
and
the
tighter.
As
hauled
them
Chung
seeing
was
but
for
air,
Yi
Chung
Judging
put
they
polished
had
he
street.
like
go
they
face.
now
Chung
-attachment,
it
me.'
parachute,
grabbed
agreed
place
It's
which
liked
could
didn't
than
in;
and
them
upwards
could
her
at
wasn't
started
at
Yi
both
moment
He
by
standing
and
Auntie
not
for
her
hair
only,
Ah
Yi
Chung,
over
deposited
that
enough
that.
at
gave
her
him
see
know
felt.
Fei
Chung
what
the
everything.
atied
shoulder.
out
least
toYee's
and
moment,
to
his,
under
he
Emily
so
her
was
whether
but
same
part,
of
at
to
would
touch
Still
pull
was
he
but
with
walk
aKo
him
the
be
in

Oldthe
Ma
their
By
pounding
it's
'On
Lunch
tasted
in
in.'Who
'Emily
'Didn't
'I
hurriedly.
worth
'If
always
'You?'
Fei
suddenly.
They
table.
Emily
'Back
debts,
'How
'Just
should
Yi
on
like
and
Tei
lunchtime
apaid
was&
Chung
car
you?'
you've
shook
rats
time
booth
sipped
much?'
the
weekly
mentioning.
was
to
his
towith
it;
Ko.
be
Fei's
'What's
so
help
table-top
orand
yesterday.
is
you
merely
the
rose.
backs
shake
afor
someone
his
over.
Lefty
hands.
new,
it
facing
that
She
Ah
got
burger
try
their
pay
payments.
they
pavement
someone
tone
car,
uncollected
lunch,'
wasn't
Fei
head.'Only
was
it
next
'OK,'
of
the
down
shrugged.
girl
Soh
for
Teach
until
the
clearly
that
to
had
beers,
and
so
It's
with
at
routine
her
for
wants
your
the
worth
anyway?'
else/Yi
look
he
many
collected
was
Fei
door,
the
been
down
bad,
him
he
your
fries,
then?'
today?'
grinned.
food-stall
if
Yi
oath-taking.'
rubbish.Yi
beginning
decided.
same
didn't
after
us
could
apartment
paying
unmistakable.
to
not
was
just
it's
Chung
turn.'
Chung
to
Fei
Jordan
washed
school
to
the
money
Auntie
he
chop
place
insteal
believe
meet
free.
He
any
asked.'The
seeing
finished
asked,
same:
owners
to
case,
put
blocks,
Chung
Road.
him.'
from
down
attention
as
her
it
take
Yee's
I've
from
down
me,
him,
Yi
Emily's
steadily.
lead-foot
but
when
once
thought
aand
with
Ah
its
his
Chung
got
this
dozen
one
but
girl.'
his
nohe
but
Wing
building
she
toll
bottled
to
sentence
some
atfor
in
face,
brothers.
empty
one
neither
didn't
was
different
it.
finishes
hasn't
itwas
athe
onasure
they
standards.'
different
upmoment
The
not
beer
superintendents
both
beer.
hairdresser's?'
ashowed
care
tainted
Nathan
knew
of
pair
little
Fei's,
the
Lefty's
work.
bottle.
businesses,
of
them
Yithat
for
had
subject
them.
had
class.'
Road
Chung
up
with
too
thought
There'll
it,
across
come
money
satlitter
to
It
he
towas
'Maybe
hardly
of
pay
rattled
for
down
Yau
and
the
ithis

going
taste
Chung's
something
Ah
Chung
The
lab
abattoir.
been
any
He'd
he
was
it.
'What
hesitantly
fashionable
blackened
There
clothes-strewn
Fei
looking
here,
'I
like
signet-ring
'Oh
Yi
mouth,
judgement,
the
could
but
valuable.
and
In
on
Fei
Chung's
had
don't
think
Chung
any
to
cleaver
room
and
less
dissipating
It
the
absently
run
shit,
size
knew
Lefty
knocked
seen
fragments
tocase,
any
worked
was
we
see
the
peered
never
would
he
heart
low
any
for
lose
queasy.
like
should
he
was
and
enough
better
Abad,
places
hell?'
and
man,'
saw
no
At
for
new
enthusiasm
through
he
sothe
achair
coffee
more
is
on
the
see
up
peaceful
over,
smelt
haunt
answer.
tapped
less
shape
joins
least
the
out
raced,
decade
bubbled.
this,'Yi
something
found
initiating
acquisition
orabout
he'd
bedroom.
here.'Yi
were
the
ashock
rapidly,
wait&'
bathroom.
he
when
he
trashed
Both
sure
lunch
on
the
yell
and
coherent,
but
anything
him
the
table
edge
could
of
or
then
beNor
was
the
mixed
his
topeople
though
ago.
taking
terror
for
enough,
men
aof
hinges.
ready
to
the
for
flat.
'Wing?'
Chung
had
the
one
couple
back
Chung
of
glint
hand
large
he
before,
but
that
was
what
hear
him
scream
the
held
In
with
like
had
fact
the
might
got
fifth
he
of
like
but
even
It
the
there
told
of
picking
to
into
job
but
straddled
to
pointed
Fei
under
cigarette
He
sohope
wasn't
of
rest
their
Fei
the
scorched
ato
getting
use
that
was
his
at
reverse
at
and
that
centre,
do
didn't
get
security
recently
floor,
evaporated
smelt
lamps
after
say.
the
his
boys.
called
anyone
ash.
least
it.
Wing
of
cleaver
anext
there
attended
cleavers
up
that
something
sure
stench
familiar
friend.
to
towel
gang.
hands,
his
'Oh,
caught.
He
like
and
Ait
area.
the
case,
know
course.
then
As
ato
than
the
he
hesitantly.
in
closer
if
blanket.
devoured,
whether
felt
was
life.
large
had
Ahwhich
intimidate
ornaments
against
I&'
could
rail.
object.
abut
before.
the
burnt
anything
it
led
brutal
in
Yi
Only
Fei
mix
no
gone
sort
collapsed,
towards
Helook
that
had
instant
shaking
patch
kitchen,
Chung
Yirefused
blood
still
Against
the
itbeen
hyperventilated,
kicked
of
patch.
then
YiWith
of
his
It
and
Chung
would
fights
was
chemical
in
showed
metal
about
him.
Chung
place,
of
felt.
was
the
didn't
other
did
stand.
doubted
the
hands,
hidden
the
carpet
its
bathroom
Some
his
along
abe
debt
to
and
Yi
felt
precious
door
apartment
could
a'If
slim
thrill
good;
door
the
glass
hand,
better
open,
make
pale,
blackened
Chung
As
choppings,
moving
it
he
itmetal
to
was
he's
warm,
burst
wallpaper
he
open.Yi
open,
still
or
might
owed
awould
twitching
that
Yi
surface
not
and
ofnot
burnt,
sticklose
wiped
metals,
door.
single
had
feel
and
doing
open.
box,
Fei
hung
way,
it
smell
be
ithe
but
his
Yi

storey
Desperate
legs
'Maybe
the
wait
According
ato
rang,
She
legal
see
anything.
There's
conspiracy-minded,
stay
signals
eavesdropped
The
telephone
the
scorched
slumped
this
right
that
to
ahead
sooffice
pad.
hecan
police's
see
no
she
response
were
changed
to
We'E
equipment
'What
such
of
whether
in
into
retransmit
spit
remains.
the
took
on
the
block
unsure
the
be
attention.
thing
by
astation's
address?'
out
his
the
to
right
game.
homicide
chair
or
anyone
Ahthe
was
in
the
whether
mind
'Someone
call.
as
those
Fei
copies
Mongkok.
there.'
Land-lines
arranged
and
acaller.
taste
with
and
would
logbooks,
Inspector
She
private
office
Kowloon
whose
started
tothe
elsewhere
sent
who
nodded,
and
From
obey
follow
'Stay
in
professions
torched
of
communication
can
right
the
someone
aHomicide.'
itsecure
Katie
scribbling
the
him.
Wong
though
where
be
smell,
him;
was
and
equipment.
outside,
tapped,
'Let's
Wing.
Siao's
Tai
else.'Yi
the
cellular
herequire
you
room
only
Yidetails
Sin
just
next
Come
are,
line,
Chung
go.'
was
any
inside
it
police
her
Chung
ran.
day
networks
looked
on.'
the
but
paranoia
satellite
fellow
at
went
on
awhen
closest
station
don't
least
gestured
aHe
nondescript
innocuous
back
small
wasn't
Wing's
officers
can
ifthat
touch
not
inyellow
free
when
they
be
weakly
to
toenough
about
name
relays
hand
it
could
the
are
twoFeicame
atto
to
onpla
walls
in
arrived
Only
code
uniforms
In
communications
the
him
1980s.
computer
flagged
included
someone
It
emails.
out
languages,
all
Something
message
He
walkie-talkie.
'Go
one
was
made
general
sorted
of
the
ahead.'
inside
entered
and
darkened
an
If
impossible
the
inthe
for
to
others.
athe
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picked
darkened
aAmerican
chirped,
typical
through
judge
thousands
but
adid
chatter
conversation
attention
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when
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athe
room
out
itthe
keypad
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windows,
city-bound
the
program,
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and
security
was
aof
as
the
aelapsed
that
thought
ofhe
certain
by
the
wide
Hong
adin
set
computer
topicked
nations.
awas
whole.
man
were
inoriginally,
human
'president,'
with
open,
selection
up.
Kong's
measures
innocent
might
small
search
number
on
time
streaming
Aup
aseparate
operator.
duty
flagged
cameras
man
small
communications,
be
on
acars,
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become
in
it
to
pair
important
designed
keywords,
and
DAT
parking
the
military
was
follow
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interest.
and
everywhere
So,
set
of
'Wednesday',
system,
apparent:
latest
recorded
for
wore
him
earphones,
for
of
any
area.
for
his
fatigues
keywords.
the
machines
in
normal
while
example,
military
individual
and
and
the
so
attention
over,
recording
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doors
many
picked
armed
the
FBI
it
replaying
shirts
workers
was
did
but
if
would
that
and
computers
back
different
guards
alistening
the
conversation
it
up
ifconversation
would
and
scientific
needed
in
be
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same
the
scrambled
ties.
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passed
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around
job
a out
the
to
to
on

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themselves
She
were
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glasses
unattended
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the
girl
predict
she
totally
blue.
the
*.
fallen
like
he's
-with
it,
the
team
most
probably
some
lunch,'
glanced
nodded.
it.
what
is
awake.
astopped
tocoffee.
it.
asleep&'
cramped
and
you,'
still,
knowing
sir.'
would
accompanies
sun
still
for
awithout
blue
it
more
that
they're
sudden,
passing
him,
He
had
people
with
cloning
normal.
he
the
glare
asleep
Harris,
their
but
familiar
is
was
ahe
stares,
Gibson
Tranh
over,
'like
Clark
describe
knows
resolves
shaking
abooked.
coffee
genial
though
beer.
gravitating
word
its
hotel.
maps
equipment
our
clearly
few
me
'Sorry
knowing
of
in
really
planning
likely
full
along
in
factory,
Headded.
normal
that
both
said
not
luck,
drained
that
means.
bright
the
years
and
'You
with
amomentarily
in
than
Tranh
can
Tranh's
The
the
alertness
itself
rocking
mate,
looking
float
emergence
metal
designed
area,
was
the
satellite
skinheaded
gratefully,
knew
route.
and
what
ranged
could
nothing'll
almost
the
yellow-white.
old.
first
their
topot.'
two
towards
The
sunlight
were
'But
might
her
sent
ishe
but
his
head
on
tubes
it
procedure,
into
shoulder
subjects
wall
chair
'I'm
asstuff.
be
Then
beer
comfortable
room
around.
already
thuggish
we
aphotos
without
feel
astonished
wasn't
to
you
be
from
She
ifagiving
right,'
off
afishing
the
white
kept
and
by
shoot
in
sorry,'
wake
happen&'
have
with
central
on
missed
hewhen
himself
led
bit
the
sleep
his
sky
toappearance
through
At
large
there,
the
was
any
as
you,'
pinned
men
aGibson
people.
Tranh
laid-back,
hecoffee
beaten
line.
Gibson
hand
eyes,
between
that
them
grimace,
by
the
verandah
he
left
breakfast.'
glancing
-of
point.
who
said
thinking
and
itato
steps
its
said,
Clark
chatting
the
solid
extrudes
point
man
through
Goslight
and
had
seemed
track
and
is
His
wore
tosuggested.
beauty,
the
warm.'
wake
disorientation
Ahead
coughed
Harris
athen
through
it
of
'I
replied.'
been
he
over,
Clark.
Harris.
walls.
fingertips
Tranh
strange
that
tree
simple
walls,
sometime
isn't
the
didn't
and
to
over
was
aTranh,
neck-bow.
left,
is
converted
weapon.
and
have
and
shadow
he
tops
realises
himself
small
up
polite
'They
aOthers
the
white
clothes
and
feeling,
isn't
transposition
something
realise
Come
the
Harris
called
and
mulling
been
soon.
are
transposition
far
coffee-pot
hotel
scrambled
definitely
them.'
that
It's
worn
Clark
with
see
are
or
awake.
on,
into
thinking
charging
overhead,
he
produced
that
handed
toit.
Of
gold,
I'd
ifhad
over
yet
in
is
the
stairs
flits
the
the
hein
He

'Are
'Perhaps
Clark
journey'
aarea.
they
Tranh
the
opportunities
'Helluva
'Yeah&'
tended
to
for,
door.
Yi
around
attractive.
worried
for
He
as
with
As
handsome,
guy.
and
His
just
he
up.
out.
It
wasn't
She
crater
the
Chung
suddenly
amenable
quickly
had
was
map
the
forth
pacing
He
slapped
weClark
haven't
were
asay,
As
managing
Giving
shook
nodded
nodded.
tohis
other.
outside
asure
wise
just
was
Emily
exactly
going
with
Clark
him.
better,
they
lake.'From
bit
ignored
dilemma
interested
happen
three
and
as
ashim
was
already
her
traced
grinned
if
knew
as
guy
emotions
blindly
up
seen
thoughtfully,
his
close
If
if
Ko,
somewhere
are
'Then
for
wasn't
'Figures.
he
that
to
the
this
Auntie
stopped
on
what
head.
days
Emily
and
like
trying
in
index
on
the
he
she
thought
stay
and
returning
before.
safe
speech,
ahe'd
to
hairdresser's.
nobody
trying
the
the
athis
approvingly.
would
hadn't
change
walked
finger
really
in
annoyed
would
him.
continued
his
"They
the
border.
Ko
Yee's
upright.
finger.
shelter.'
to
by
chest.
today?'
way
this
OK,
the
would
said
that,
heart
had
They
Laotian
simply
could
awear
to
he
and
considered,
should
say
into.
toin
were
over
they
surprised.
now
field.'
girls,
painful
area.'
looks
apologise,
took
That
yes
'You
the
definitely
turned
be
'This
no.
he
ato
That
sank.
Tranh
you
resist
mind.
looking
the
were
make
hole
Embarrassed
their
border,'
He
to
never
reminded
yo-yo,
her
city?'
way,
of
She
and
were
know
Gibson
impact
was
whole
place
atried
He
asked.
to
pointing
shoppers
him
in
hand
'I'm
The
but
date,
wasn't
probably
the
likely
each
be
more
but
had
just
atseem
study
where
he
it.
Tranh
weren't
area
has
Gibson
sort
to
suddenly
entered
himself
charms
and
sorry,'
maps,
kept
only
wanted
government
surely
than
and
not
keep
Sally
the
at
route.'
good
you're
Harris
and
more
he
lifted
suggested.
of
had
pounding
guilty,
gibberish
paying
clearly
preparing
their
muttered.
of
rocked
could
largest-scale
Kratie,
thing
commuters
out
into
that
to
he
walking
suspicious,
just
his
Fung,
more
astammered.
going.
were
her
meet
Heattention.
of
young,
map,
could
life
lightly.
he
be
they
about
sense
back
he
looking
stabbed
sight,
wasn't
the
to
before
already
was
said
seemed
her,
toher
paths
bent
iton
Take
as
would
expected
pass
handsome
pavement
retrace
everything
than
young
looked
he
and
for
but
map
though
likely
his
to
feet.
'I
for
apausing
and
enough
to
the
out
paced
be
Probably
place
thus
to
the
help
this
was
ofchanging
and
heels,
be
routes
their
like
to
buck
the
take
wise
back
the
he
to
girl
coming
just&'
kit
less
her
over
on
find
beup
on

thinking
type
'For
could
'I
than
where
stepped
Yi
today.
seen
to
He
something
Emily
hundred
initiation,
hurt
was
Though
is
Williams
with
Both
gap
throughout
by
opposite
intended
Of
publisher
Cambodia.
few
that
already
As
rest,
packs
returned,
were
Kurt
rebels.'
about
'They
following
wanted&
Chung
be
aset
having
course,
the
only
year.
other
-probably
ame?
his
to
wonderful
no
of
did
slipped
complaining
sniffed
dosun
any
his
Ko's
and
were
the
Fei
knife
The
off
most
aside
dollars,
clear
longer
them
enough
too
Why?'
with
felt
loss
one
and
sides
to
tended
attempt
type,
lying
They
to
The
people
began
the
place
him.
IJai,'
only
for
ID
high
such
reached
designed
asdisdainfully.'Didn't
people
use
much
mean,
in
way
Danny
had
live
finance
off
himself
with
like
of
and
it
assignment
smell
She
ahome,
thing.
having
were
of
guides
just
'You
aabout,'
consolation
or
on
school,
it
luxuries
to
being
she
face.
but
percentage
quickly.
to
been
wished
into
about
rival
to
credit
near
the
aIgave
something.
the
in
Taylor
and
stick
its
set
find
taking
to
of
get
know,
sniffed
just&'
make
weak
helpless
but
every
their
rather
civilised
For
accepted
country.
to
the
haunted?
Heearthlights
pavement.
campuses
enjoy
peak,
up
spread
coffee
what
him
49's
was
to
stopped
cards
out.
attend
never
had
closely
those
Danny
things
smile,
would
He
the
ahad
bushes
like
little
time
free
go
athe
That
he
came
interrupted
small
trouble
dismissively.
than
hand.
wondered
it
been
look
child
Anyone
first
been
there
the
was
could
in
by
This
come
places.
said.'There
Spirits
swamp
tell
countries
classes.
off
on
to
year
look
better
and
immediately.
It
out
to
pair
while
with
it.
helped.
Australian
easy
fire
load
most
that
that
He
enjoying
its
again.
time
before
was
cheap
while
Phnom
or
you
she
draw
anyone
except
of
by
gas,
was
recognised
The
whether
found
her.
fullest.
to
for
evenly,
Danny
welcome.
girl
and
something.'
said
would
aevery
writing
want
brushed
in
still
was
small
cash
He
take
year
so
get,
there
Penh
but
Nothing
atheir
are
demons,
who
Ah
more
athe
you
she
had
universities,
they
midday
prepared
tono
just
that
His
deal
this
suitable
generated
Fei,
was
to
not
and
it
there,
asked
wallet
aparticular
'Don't
were
get
knew
that
past
plenty
than
friendship,
foot
for
themselves,
had
backpacker's
was
mines
make
no
tempting:
he
was
least
Angkor,
and
Danny
oftalking
meal.
into
so
exactly
he
him.
one
that
made,
granted,
amade
more
going
course.
had
with
good
clearing
know
all
them
of
dozen
few
relief
brew-up.
up
by
had
because
could
next.
who
For
she
come
time
afreedom
and
here,
that
little
frightening
some
but
luck
guidebooks.
what
reached
worse/Sorry'
right
only
which
deal
to
why,
knew
years,
and
all
turned
their
this
guide
there
to
see
Iand
down
to
it
in
say
crap.'
money
or
relatively
When
the
aknow
they
with
that
shuck
fault
and
for
him
pay
wouldn't
that
had
which
Kurt
couple
bad.
was
something
the
on
freedom
Kurt
to
were
locals
no
out
he
your
what
him
had
and
for
agrown
their
toto
comes
their
Those
them.
wasn't
stage
There
Hehis
not
him
of
he

'Doknow
lines.'
'You
'Whatever'
'It's
ambushes,
'No,
Danny
but:
Gibson
groaned.
clearly
'Yeah.
'Lucky
Harris
be
others
'I
like
'What
hearing
'Exactly.
should
'Yeah&'
'Maybe
sounded.
Not
'Never
ornithologist.'
Kurt
couldn't
realised
the
animal
glow.'It's
unarmed,
you
locals
unless
afternoon
don't
you
shook
why?'
'I
this
followed
the
shivered.
didn't
birds?'
Taking
bloody
couldn't
being
be
they
mind
eyes
have
got
through
what
things.
Now
know
He
see
that
jungle,'
though,
Ihe
bird
like
see
The
could
his
the
just
this
but
mean,
that
don't
couldn't
the
reflected
tosunlight
really
out
it
wished
anything
awhat
them.'
Kurt
the
there
meshadows.'
coffee-pot
head
calls
weather
bring
talking
He
hear
his
tea-break.'
risk
you
is,'
They
bloody
beline
feeling,
here,
Danny
talking
do
this
fly
IKurt
hated
couldn't
right
slowly.
want
field
never
he'd
were
mean.
they?'
what
aGibson
Danny
shouldn't
and
think
geology
here.'
except
light
brew-up
equally
is
mentioned
was
birds,'
-of
shop?'
pointed
wriggling
to
never
there
two
close
was
about
you
glasses.
knew
the
Danny's
Dangerous
said,
of
too
'Don't
answer,
sympathised
hear
at
Kurt's
the
adjacent
into
ready,
know,
two
jungle,
any
for
well
met
have
aren't.'
bad
Danny
enough
their
building
one
out.
asuddenly.
it,
pattern
youths
reason
finger,
everything?'
think
things.
"That
fear
sure
him.
sound,
or
thing
because
like
hidden.
tried
voice
and
'Of
animals.
that
said,
centres
right.
something.'Ah,
patches
and
entirely
of
and
"The
walls.
Danny
course
so,
we're
were
them?'
why
of
-hushed.'Look.'
and
that
was
trailed
into
identical
'Don't
discovery.
Kurt
itand
there
leaves
mate.
Ibirds.'
birds
Tigers
saying,
ahe
of
poured
sounded
being
locally
hear
the
Save
there
Harris
loved
bit
with
wondered
total
Kurt
could
remind
was
off;
Not
wouldn't
bushes.
and
animal
weird.
enough
itsaw
or
Iwatched.'
himself
are
but
his
The
always
the
here.
paranoid
asked
blended
he
dunno,
shadows.
darkness
for
be
bears
me.
bloody
he
companion.
two
guy,
if
knew
no
animals
calls,
At
to
class,
fly
Snakes,
Snakes
could
beside
the
Danny
green
ahow
or
subjects
I'm
first,
be
Kurt
but
grass.
cup.'Still,
and
Then
in
animals.'
something.'
chance
eyes,
but
not
man.'
out
see
at
was
stupid
an
spite
or
don't
cliched,
merely
him.
though&'
He
he
times
there
area.
an
red
here.'
them
might
now
but
and
of
ofthat
make

'There's
Though
safe
to
on
They
powerful
kind
black
That
Gibson
the
Besides,
Major
board,
but
hobby,
than
The
not
'Ops,
ahead.'
caused
subjects
Barry
sort
was
gave
'Coordinates
'Good
sitting
maintain
into
Yi
minute
stolen
be
Staring
hadn't
otherwise,
He
get
properly,
was
Chung's
in,
straightened
heard
that
action
she
scrambled
least
time
from
were
of
was
in
of'rendezvous'
you.
BDUs
and
Barry
this
could
work,
Kurt
away.
and
by
already
rather
the
or
decided
bare
seemed
the
in
at
another
he
fingers
when
they
have
for
this
neither
dangerous
upon
that
because
scrambling
We're
for
would
Harris
would
Clark
is
courage
wallet
the
he
refused
had
and
hotel
hear
guys.
'Come
and
monkey,
business.
confirmed.'
hewhether
had.already
would
radio
Steward.'
rendezvoused
aop
than
knew
the
to
focusing
room
door
nochime
Captain
en
nice
he
the
one.'
started
tore
began
give
was
the
centre;
watched,
be
ops
it
Out.'
to
time
on.'
men
patterns
route.'
came
twice
be
there
animals
much
crackled
he
with
to
collar
but
winning.
an
saved
made
slight
little
stalk
atnor
away
room.
faced
Danny
think
without
to
and
'Understood.
the
for
He
Clark
old
It
on
Barry
and
off
their
then
rather
books
aeverybody
was
scream.
known
it
scooped
but
their
him
sounded
with
Gibson
the
day.
her,
apartment
wallet
of
footsteps
local
and
flowed
hand
shake
field
went
by
pointed,
of
along
into
difficult
only
heaor
were
Barry
motioned
his
warning.
packs.
didn't
from
large-scale
asmother,
they
have
the
Would
or
realised
position
at
like
superstitions,
life
in
had
cards.'No
trip.'
was
one
silk
eyes.'And
up
the
sitting
like
else,
would
Khmer
had
this
going
targets.
Meet
might
been
Harris's
listed
but
and
his
At
interfere.
seen.
the
Emily
good
way
narrow
and
to
shirt
Small,
oil
never
Harris,
first,
one.
us
time
she
sibling,
the
Kurt
Rouge,
backpack,
their
and
waiting
bankrupt
be
Clark
passing
to
see
on
Barry
map.
luck
atdoor
rest
be
on
another.'
really
Repeat:
And
simply
find
and
trail.'Let's
jeopardise
opposite
been
Fishing
voice,
to
saw
cool
water
something
the
grateful,
her
Kurt
skin
though
As
and
or
and
he
Any
was
that's
for
get
pressed
for
of
lover?
out.
was
another
particularly
in
far
coordinates
identity
bad.
did
not
and
sure.
the
be
thought
was
as
attempt
on
we
and
out
the
was
news
the
opened
sides
the
as
polite?
feel
stopping
hairless.
the
his
can
putting
others
Though
sure
shaded
like
wondered
wicked.
of
tides,
or
the
more
game.'Ops,
'We
he
pair
get
by
signal
things
feet
confirm
civvies
think
card,
acan
they
to
mission.
of
was
doorbell
promptly,
this.
the
sudden
the
his
Captain
who
Would
he
ofHansen,
in
amuscle
into
it
but
towished
instantly,
concerned
area
Thin
were
Monopoly
river-bank
degradation
confirm
just
he
whatever
hell&'
green
moved.
kind
mildly'
were
buckle
the
and
by
games,
go
had
she
still
instinct
button.
was
but
some
in
what
Clark
the
and
ofit
back
and
you
even
onby
the
Now
it
it

Emily
looked
picked
she
Her
its
'What
That
racketeer'
on
day's
could
She
beam
'Neither
like
'Then
knock-back.
"That
have
'You
'I
'Meet
He
aat
Instead,
Yi
change
handy
didn't
paper
was
can't
mean&
am.'
wanted
his
Chung
would
face
contents.
smiled
dropped
was
of
being
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ripped
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want
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positioned
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at
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agency?'
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article.
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she
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smiled
nodded
lived
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around
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lifts
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areas
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garden,
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though
superior
that's
when
agreed.'Another
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police
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horror
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out
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amidst
all.'
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it?'Yue
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box,'
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enterprises
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Sarah
business
fitness
glass,
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of
recognised
the
the
right.'
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business
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on
for
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here
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seat.
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were
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long?'
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centre
of
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reacted,
visit
for
centre,
to
admitted,
as
swirls
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politely.
like
asked,
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let
decommissioned.'
around
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done
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ato
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to
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athe
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find
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and
admitted.'He
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were
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building.
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led
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hurt
face.
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featured
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pleasant.
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mind.
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one
only
reminded
Garfield
carefully
at
Thai
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to
and
toathe
of
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for
holding
was
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her
more
aone
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pointing
venture
course.'
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keyhole.
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the
public
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cluster
wonder,
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simple
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side
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me
strip.
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money
tower
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dishevelled
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far
peddlers.'
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he
clothing;
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unspoken
two
turned,
there.
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doors
half-hearted
too
wouldn't
should
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asyou
can
didn't
that
lurch
was
liked
entered
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haircut.
like
her
plush
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anodded.'Our
tame
insat
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his
paintings
and
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ato
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be
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glad
opened
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study-room.
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mind
Hwa
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in
be
the
face,
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quite
challenge
sensation
head.
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in
leather
and
job
was
happen
the
casual.
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he
next
my
her
universal.
of
Scottish
nodded.
indull
doorway
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everyone
room
fact,
suit
more
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monitors
suspicions
greeted
turned
neck
but
requires
rising,
it.
room.
it,
entering
had
stressful.'
stomach.'This
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to
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to
or
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immediately.
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than
chairs,
with
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of
and
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it.
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was
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know
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issomeone
room
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her,
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movement
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are
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dotted
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expression
him
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it
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as
just
about
thinner,
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next
beaming,
woods?
office
stone
state-of-the:art.
that
the
was
sounding
her
thought.
I'll
doors
welcoming.'
to
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Hwa.'Oh,Yue
lift,
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the
among
man
dark
besee
right
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no
imagination?
to
explanation
in
it
was
agarden
I'd
opened.
suite.
more
think
best
books
sign
reminded
awaistcoat.
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more
of
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very
secret
was,
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hair,
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with
usually
part
them
genuinely
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small
needing
amount
have
see
someone
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lift.
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of
angular
about
dropping
smooth
lined
Hwa.
ashortly,
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modern
managed
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pleasure
table
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take
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wondering
it
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lift,'
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decoration.
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about
face,
look
and
strangely
office
with
later.
could
away,
buy'
to
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you
then.'
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was
panelled
nose
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in
trade
toto
the
seat.'
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suspicious
be
round.
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taking
his
the
large
she
definitely
and
see
see
but
and
not
or
meet
police
sherry
byeye.
is.'
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was
stories
dealers
same
unconvincing,
said
dispelled
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perceptive
you.'
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what
through
didn't
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walls,
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too
ears
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indicated
box
decanter
age
of
admiringly.
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intrusive.
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would
and
and
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in
of
man
of
people,
feel
and
must
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aseyes.
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seriously
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harmless
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possibility
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accountant,
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She
see
suppose
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only
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nothing.
face.
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sent
wondered
not
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heard
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criminals,
with
was
the
about
were
don't
him
been
but
took
sort
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has
dull,'
enough,
so
looked
leant
mean
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shook
Te
aat
hePendragon
on
Kong
Thai
are,'
the
Soh,
how
like
post-Tiananmen.'
actually
by
always
it's
mental
couple
our
Lung
of
Wing's
fiddling
ait.'
was
global
think
the
of
We've
bribed
though,
why,
they
now.'
offending
good
or
isjust
porn
Hwa
back.'The
have
his
betrayal.
the
Sarah
that.'
air
up
Tse
own
after
taking
lift
though
are
why
ainterview,
people
card
of
but
there's
from
said.
don't
head.
got
apartment?'
pak
business
valuable
lord
that
sitting
it,
officers
Hung
people?'
utterly
and
possible,'
the
had
his
replied.
down
all,
didn't
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enough
file
tsz
this.
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then
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UNIT
have
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company
couldn't
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to
recognised
and
sin
desk
at
flipped
isthings
resource
had
what
are
trustworthy,'
subordinates
put
ask
'The
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him
people
the
cops
himself.
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considering.
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need
it.
for
important,
stop
he
tried
not
ambition
came
as
Hung's
wish
box
about
and
not
effects
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searched
on
admitted
us
help
to
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over
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different.
are
quite
him
clear
for
yet.'
the
in
sure
to
worry.
to
he
need
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would
Hwa
the
smiling,
office.
her
still
from
madly.
Kowloon.'
charge
be
tourism
have
didn't
books
above
would
that
as
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who.'
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and
entered.Yue
to
cops?'
the
reluctantly.
on
the
make
I'm
bribed
immediately
know
watching
Hung
business
simple.
her
A'Then
Hong
-place
loyalty.
be
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of
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determination
have
nice
though
sure
and
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her
akilled
had
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gathering
itinerary
about
snapped.
Kong's
Smith
they'd
as
personal
the
any
thoroughly,
look
change
the
so
was
find
However,
Hwa
Wing's
you'd
wasn't
she
And,
aimportation
guilty
the
thinking
much
Chinese
girl
essentially
foolish.
handover
few
was
found
out.
had
His
protection
to
ofreally
component
like
if
betrayal,
apartment.
to
seemed
days
half-surprised
he
start
pace.'
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secrets.
reaction
true,
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but
it,
keep
realise
them
about
hadn't
idea
towith.
back.
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there
we'd
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track
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losing
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one
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was
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government.
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their
thing.
to
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urge
both
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knew
in
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last
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comfortable,
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troops,
were
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loggers'
further
any
any
research
place
was
the
yet
realising
you
rustling
was
the
to
familiar
he
night
girlfriend,
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seems
on
there
abusinesses
with
amount
was
rate,
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just
who
and
also
sounds
look
commuter
aware
the
should
wish,'Yue
how
or
in
impossible,
interview
until
huts,
else.
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too
shots
he
himself
intelligent,'
they're
knew
although
allow
nonetheless.
the
Many
ahis
passenger
take
to
the
heof
back.
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in
eye
of
it
or
and
hunch,
would
that
professional
already
she
disagree
the
dark,
didn't
business
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glossy
her
attention
was
sort
rattling
people
elsewhere,
station
train
would
in
aoffice,
on
them
radios
worryingly
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was
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such
every
vanished
for
one
hint
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UNIT
dream
memories
her.'
would
taking
unnecessary
soto
or
of
the
seat.
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seem
over,
back
prints.
come
be
letting
and
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were
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aher
with
thing
and
team
into
was
only
step
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sounds
of
simple
gone,
of
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didn't
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to
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smiled
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instinct
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out
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from
astay
equipment.
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something
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her,
of
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Major
his
in
closed
alogging
she
that
let
satellite
the
kept
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same
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news-cuttings
hundred
well,
his
adistant
that
and
the
of
assignment,
sight.
said.
out
plan.
took
know
nod,'Doctor.'
her
politely,
left
vicinity
subconscious
and
Barry's
started
the
yet
one
job
athing.
way
in
bydoubts
as
of
Captain
and
Tom
face
distraction.
about
was
Yue
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what
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camp
on
jungle
shethe
an
yards
eye
done,
nights.
the
of
TV
were
was
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good
experienced
being
taking
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briefing,
was
trouble
doing
channel
upcoming
building,
couldn't
of
to
way'
'these
would
enjoying
the
she
Fiona
show
quite
archives
down
but
camp.
were
making
her
the
had
friend,
know
like
packed
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could
frozen
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the
something
the
make
in
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hotel.
scope,
that
also
girls'
Clark
with
wafted
mostly
sanguine
what
that.
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changeover
put
he
and
front
job
arrangements
his
studiously
place
later.
journalist,
really
road,
the
or
things
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in
woke,
to
watched
local
her
these
paid
kept
properly,
company,
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awatching
were
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thinly
loud
time
camera
him.
sighed,
of
noise
about
of
dangerous
about
finger
where
doenough
he
exactly
more
factions.
the
that
girls
like
headed
and
Sarah
mission
resisting
that
without
would
from
carried
into
her
rest
other
toafter
the
and
she
Sarah.
presumably
but
onare
of
move
seemed
kept
leave.
enemy.'
the
to
whole
planned
it.
could
for
its
his
be
of
they
was
such
like
mask
Hehim
her
an
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it,

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basic
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behind.
standing
finally
prisoners'
It
all
opened
the
They
army's
than
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blinding
white,
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original.
westerner.
into
Colonel
few
UNIT-HQ
was
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tour
knew
want
So
chagrin,
The
orders
that
She
and
misgivings
was
didn't
soon
she
electrodes,
no
without
first
alarm
other
endless
bright
supposed
not
wouldn't
those
temporary
in
nothing
to
experience
were
training;
awhat
scream
up.
automatic
with
had
she
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woke
as
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in
the
work
be
piece
when
them
Imperialists'
ended
take
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immediately,
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duties.
she
only
wrists.
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who
the
Before
Geneva,
stayed
side
would
able
the
athin
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and
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upwished
grabbed
about
in
it
could
the
either.
sound.
be
to
hated
ofto
more
hid
loggers
flashes
oblivion.
up
half
no
training
which
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aboring.
was
with
could
wires
able
weapons,
the
issue.
cake.
charge
he
There
shop
on.
as
acompetition
behind
press
farming
fly
stop
than
knew
paperwork,
that
gun
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attacking
could
she
aArmy
the
had
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to
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be
dozen
carried
calling
got
on
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rusting
or
penpusher
home
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clampdown
were
She
her
did;
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aat
of
do
releases,
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it
thrice-damned
worse.
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but
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was
be
minute
was
aout
fire,
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the
much
gave
could
to
men
going
cliched
reports
gone
an
made
they
over,
for
about
been
security,
the
of
force.
flare
but
her
in,
guards
head.
attack
guns.
uniforms.
office
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onalso
with
something
she
after
her
tograndchildren
by
their
back
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about
the
hit
men
would
at
analyses
guard
shot
and
but
could
30,000
strip
those
insult,
pistol
for
was
time
Plastic
their
Due
her
was
way
the
were
was
out
to
girl.
all.
cover
paperwork.
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huts,
what
and
things
into
or
show
UNIT-SEA
-exploded
saw
level
civilian
another
to
be
you
guards
screwed
the
when
wimps
to
civilians
volts
stunned,
so
axes
and
for
the
but
else
think
herself
out
the
ties
fight.
they
thunderflashes
that
did
logging
went
asat
the
aimed
of
future
others.
and
Due
in
with
from
victim.
in
could
matter,
to
she
things
up
quickly
were
its
service,
life
and
invaders'
the
nearby
that
weekends.
they
chainsaws,
wasn't
Singapore,
UNIT-SEA
in
orconsider
the
it
was
tasers
the
camp
members
references&
litany.
government,
made
when
she
advance,
crooks
at
jungle
instinctive.
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vocal
were
though
trained
taser
secured
and
ofher
trying
the
there
have
ofand,
were
from
machine
disarmed,
its
were
knocked
with
cords
against
sterner
nearest
reports
the
like
handset
stayed
compulsory
-done?
thanks
going
seemed
twenty
the
guards,
The
and
to
heBarry,
mostly
plans
some
do.
so
guns
be
her
sounded
him
list
She
didn't
the
stuff
off,
for
to
there
and
to
feet
and
and
all
be

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over
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gathered
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need
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identified
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theft.'
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useful
'And
idea
it
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choppers
inwardly.
however
illegal
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phone,
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Ko
south
night
Below
clustered
Yi
there
countryside,
asked.
did
up.'Go.'
hear
had
Chung
soon
the
someone
are
Triad
how
what
athem
now,
about
scored
wasn't
is
side
air.
the
was
find
as
established
logging
and
been
eaten
you,
long
action.
minutes
he's
as
they?'
will
from
Dragon
here.
agreed,
They
leverage
we
on.'
Now
hillside,
like
little
she
the
49s.
looked
of
scientific
one
avarious
borrow
off
who
much
know,
Dragon
Barry's
We'll
well,
where
onjewels.
that
Dragon
she
good
the
was
said,
two
camp,
I've
becomes
We've
One,
She'd
ofisland
assignment
another
understands
and
sign
else
had
at
inthe
people
if
look
athe
be
night;
danced
they
various
Ml6's
other
One.'
also
"How
One,
over.'
base
so
mission
the
pulled
conference
covertly
we
to
deal
in
of
advisers?'
he
better.'
'This
available&'
to
we
lights
wouldn't
line
bring
got
find
touch
others.'Get
where
the
Time
the
could
who
pieces
Colonel.'
camp
almost
and
the
should
with
meetings
on
Major
the
the
prisoners
took,
is
city's
hell
on
aentered
drank,
Lord?'
the
searched
them
local
outside
when
they
of
do.
One
way
Barry
nice,'
car
with
the
way
of
better
be
Barry's
be
the
did
Russian/Afghan
without
Nomura's
"There
incriminating
in.'
of
ato
could
off
bustle.
disturbed
that
minutes.
these
police?
able
me
and
Nomura
Wing's
when
courier
little
you
the
for
keep
Emily
both
that
than
the
now
still
voice
to
put
know
creatures
is
office
perimeter
transport
anyone
he
the
road.
It
and
voice
apartment
their
The
use
box.
Yi
he
built-up
said.
'I'm
some
got
is
the
as
was
had
about
came
prisoners
Chung
was
aThe
fewer
it
ready.
they
border'
evidence
phones
finding
back.
Now.'
car's
couple
not
trailed
good
apartments,
just
loose
as
showing
think.'
through
of
out.'
that?"
had
areas
night
kissed.
happy
at
apeople
news
the
Out.'
top
quiet
rang
staging
ofTsang
ends
the
incommunicado
out
hoped.
off
that
affected
her
down
around
was
adjutants,
Eventually
-about
strongly.
time
who
and
about
She
coastal
toclear,
helplessly.
we've
with
might
around
post
groaned
He
and
tie
have
Tsang
hung
this.
of
Stanley
noenjoy
such
and
zone.
up.
the
be
and
luck.
any
up
the
and
Igoing
picked
for
Emily
Wethe
an
land
the
Bay

Justthe
reality's
shaft
collector's
as
thought
They
terrifying.
Their
Then
snapped
almost
Yi
he
Chung
shot
helicopter.
at
the
Chapter
It
making
up
of
The
on
village
From
through
cheesy
tucked
keep
This
attention.
collect
existence.
much
gunned
sped
didn't
her,
had
for
being
night
car
fluidity
car,
windows
idea
safety
office
asYi
were
headlights
off
the
an
early
ofaway
flesh
risked
out
been
whoopee.
work
south
bar/bordello
atoutside,
he
doors.
out
in
feeling
Seven
and
it,
eye
the
solid
but
to
that
the
Chung
buttons,
had
vague
the
look
and
the
of
was
in
The
board.
They
pressed
and
of
a'Take
was
the
which
in
on
weekend's
ofthe
aany
boss.
side
fallen
The
their
engine,
Kathey
long
light
edge
Emily
existence.
direction
glance
alike
back.
things,
lesbian
had
and
coiling
started
flashed
southwest.
like
Hcrowded
aIt
docks.
were
relief
converted
only
me
Confidential
privilege
of
it
was
morning,
and
might
weekend
was
begun
of
indistinct,
against
askins.
mix
pinned
completely
couldn't
aback
Moscow.
was
His
emaciated
which
in
plane
just
e-mails.
switched
remaining
the
kicked
midweek,
especially
hardcore
snakes.
he
forcing
in
city.
with
ofto
the
awas
own
Athere
mind
felt
for
furniture-maker's
total
the
truck
sprang
the
to
unbutton
direction
the
enough
It
some
office
beway
puppy.
rear-view
Yi
Borisovich,
onwere
silent,
as
figures,
car
faded
them
Central
but
was
screen
sound
more
city,'
dump.
rumbled
Chung,
backroom
the
awas
at
to
Borisovich
windows,
to
being
roughly
blinding
down.
'Please,
Emily's
the
scared,
when
life
strippers.
no
the
was
she
convince
Even
saver
the
District.
Emily
above
their
mirror,
and
strippers,
edge
so
past
able
atarmac,
wiry
this
indicated.
but
labs
distant
ahalfway
hum
unknown
trying
there
workshop
disappeared
blouse
UFO
shapes
said,
before
tramp
liked
and
ofand
vague
the
making
to
fingers
time.
Yi
ofbehind
and
thirty
hearing.
'Look,'
pick
like
car,
was
Chung
traffic
whispers,
the
sharply.
between
would
ait.
so
someone
began
just
limbs
the
they
Gulping
Above,
money
on
Georgian
noThe
and
his
aas
doors.
somehow
startling
feet
light
that
an
the
moth
made
Emily
sound
come
baulk
Just
to
reaching
choose
PC
sounds
always
industrial
the
interior
he
apressed
Yi
stage
above
and
coalesce
in
he
had
toat
them
Yi
and
silver
back.'
restaurant
logged
whenYi
caught
whispered.Yi
of
Chung
old
deep
also
aso
this
had
Yi
when
his
muted
afigures
came
passing
them.
more
out
Olympic
one
and
was
locked
breaths,
flash
looked
desired
he
full
on
seemed
Chung
beside
hold
to
estate
with
before
ofshow
out
aEmily
could
to
A of

There
wait,
centre.
Tb:
Subject:
Date:
Just
which
Properties
regardless
metal.
Captain
himself
picking
over
'I
He
'Yes
hitch.'
Except
Barry
'This
to
this
even
'Is
resources.'
'For
'Good.
wasted,
can
'And
Barry's
defensive
asked.
'I'm
has
personal
'You're
beno
wanted
pushed
get
recipients
that
be
ais
some
sir,
place
reaching
now,
the
not
awas
Monday
might
the
leant
quick
Top
that
away,
It
resupplied
'No
bearing
warning
The
Clark
the
at
because
glower
welcome
prospecting
supposed
all?'
unnecessary
afraid
gain.'
the
maps.
one
ato
it
yes.'
was
always
ofback
aprices
is
pain,
last
be
previous
mug
we
14my
shopping
meagre
talk
did,
or
usual
the
environmental
rapped
to
monitored.
our
list
discovered,
should
He
darkened,
on
April
'What's
get
we
of
to
one
break
and
call,
made
no
desired
will
and
to
target
looked
by
the
again.'
coffee
now
taking
take
bunch
abreakfast
forthcoming
caught
on
night,
you
ran
be
helicopter.'
risk?'
1997,
list.
I'm
never
call
him
mission.
fee
that
and
have
the
aup,
aabout
It
area,
and
ofIout,
ores
towards
glad
covert
stroppy.
any
tent
orawas
paid
hand
his
03:16
We're
situation.
door
and
Captain?'
mood.
have
crap:
sounded
made
she
have
culled
firebase
risks
include
taking
to
and
It
out
interest:
as
entered
over
and
an
raid
of
done
mission
knew
inand
her.
see
it
just
spams,
been
usual.
unnecessary
it
'Are
the
we'd
to
the
from
his
distinctly
for
onsleep
He
this
that
it.'
was
she
ayou
Also
'What
close
complete
gives
discovered
room
when
one
market
complete
seemed
-flat-top.
be
good
minor
athe
had
camp
everyone
it
ain
blown.
waste
afraid
ofhim
Barry
he
about
enough
us
flexibility
loggers'
just
reasons.
risk
business
his
for
called.
cheerful
last
less
more
the
lack
of
there.
inmud
had
it?
'And
needed
Also,
of
premises
certain
did
of
to
mission.
night.'
ammunition
happy
comfortable
the
taking
ofif
appropriated
supplies,
It
the
No
our
Major
their
why
deals
enough,
we
Being
recent
corro-sicn,
not
went
one
resources
team's
now.
target
you
new
not?'
don't
anearer
But
usually
Barry
job
of
that
off
put
few
want.
types
and
past.
and
the
this
beds.
properly.
know
lives
area,
without
on
risks?'
could
the
for
was
have
poring
she
loggers
Perhaps
ofPurely
seal
the
place
whether
city
before
which
ores,
hated
been
ain
he

your
'Exactly,'
been
Wong
reminding
in
much
It
He
other
to
saucers
Steeling
differences.
in.
'A
'I
aThe
with
car
'All
Yi
OK?'
was
thank
Yue
the
deliverance,
had
mind
On
Hwa.
'Yes,'
Wing's
'Then
'Lefty
bit
must
had
chop
what?
want
Chung
the
Aonly
sergeant
-'
beginning
Hwa
rest
simply
principles
in
Tai
he
Emily
right.
by
Did
people.Yi
weary-looking
of
you.'
they
street
no
He
way
Tse
apartment
assumed
them
had
have
someone
were
to
woke
the
Sin
good
himself,
Theft?
light
had
nodded
of
you
him
idea
stopped
Barry
report
Ko
become
to
Hung
didn't
been
I'll
He
the
time
never
often
station,
been
something
looked
expected
with
but
get
ofWing
and
side
from
to
the
what
relief
grinned.
should
Chung
who
Murder?'
enthusiastically.
usual
replied.'Apparently
said
last
freaked
bring
hurt,
after
he
anything
on
going
really
feeling
aa&'
as
the
part
Pimms
know
voluntarily
enough,
was
the
they
desk
UFO.'
at
had
the
would
the
smugly.
trying
night's
wouldn't
He
from
this,
same
dream.
insist
that
else,
him.
Goldilocks
aand
of
about
home.
crossed
showered.
Building,
pretext
out.
freaky,
could
sergeant
couldn't
desk
statement
few
both
his
from
be
just
selling
needed
start
she
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but
toroutine,
and
The
months,
the
so
onLefty
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frustration.
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sergeant
walked
do
wish
responsible
UFO?
never
build
had
you;
felt
of
scared,
ithe
couldn't
he
surely
every
dream
box?'
about
greeted
even
Hair
He
to
heroin?'
form
settling
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been
realised,
such
Is
he
that
crushed
wanted
get
it
called
ifsent
into
willingly.
up
bring
this
Salon.
held
day,
used
and
it,
more
and
was
he'd
they're
the
too
weirdness
home
Captain.'
really
was
him.
aaTse
Emily
and
he
but
up
you
Qi
to
merely
police
courage
freaked
important
himself
all
hand
tohaunt
just
joke?
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and
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HongYi
gambling
horribly
a'What
warn
Wang
maybe
can
Hung
asit
Now
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drive
the
both
hand.
take
already
onChuan's
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station
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make
people
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out
do
to
same.'I'm
him
from
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over.
this
anyone.
saw
her,
him
than
something
debt.'
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go
stupid,Yi
you
say
abyhis
and
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business.
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put
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to
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fun
written
about
and
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standing
after
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any
want?'
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face
they
onAh
go
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it
car.'It's
didn't
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of
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to
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seem
that&
realise
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him
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life.
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statement.
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thing
our
be.'
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it
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how
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to
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Triads
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probably
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them
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her
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arsenal:
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up.'
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acould
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head,
complainant's
slowly.
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their
watch
too
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credibility,
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made
mentioning
this
was
wants
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areviewing
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cops,
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squad
for
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apartments
never
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important.
who
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now
of
tell
just
was
Siao
relaxing
the
askins
The
Hung
at
morning
this
making
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to
course.
so-so
last.'
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report.
then
isXmoment,
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it
the
to
room
aguy
when
tried
it
stomach
took
cut
sounded
lead
come
doubted
this
wide
more.
routine
notes.
the
Files.
could
how
hand
again
flew
it
station.
name
awhose
and
gesture.
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aafter
someone
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She'd
it
quick
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facts,
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up
guy?'
boy.
deal
inMost
see
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off
hoping
hurt
breakfast
down
aand
abduct
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pleased
she
to
death
this
turf-war
closed
note
and
the
member
was
weto
what
still
Nobody
for
profit
could
"glowing
towards
With
homicide?'
got
was
'Apparently
and
anyway.
tended
to
the
likely
want
canteen.
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end
imaginative
the
far
that
ofwouldn't
you're
something?'
him
ask
joys
athe
trying
her
atoutside
no
visit
cops
of
smell
until
an
of
record
important.'
over
business.
sergeant
it.
hadn't
and
Lantau
around.
the
tohis
breakfast
uniformed
one
eyes
silver
the
I'll
awaited
address
investigating.'
were,
They
wake
That
the
everything
not
this
his&
airport
prospect,
she'd
gang
it
pair
shift.
off
resignedly.'A
realise
question
encountered
youth
Island.'
her
address
It
to
was
disc"
would
If
may
half
done,
perversely,
Nobody
one
companion.'
her.
for
him.
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had
been
to
squad
wasn't
say
normal
any
their
would
not
She
could
coming
anunidentified
afuel
according
assume
that
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but
she'd
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something
them
awake
known
later.
sell
sold
have
hour
room,
waved
the
first
purview,
be
Yue
her,
yet,
possibly
she
high
aashe
UFO?'
personally
make
out
taken
for
before
associate
known
first
mile
Hwa
where
the
weapon
had
good
she'd
but
date.'
to
or
aher
members
that
was
atdrunk,
ignored
paper
member
off.
his
no
and
it,
was
have
time.
objects
place
least
she
the
way
in
would
idea
she
but
when
of
into
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of
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see
then
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up.'
thought,
prowl
it?
Siao
her
Tse
steeling
routine.
proclaimed
name
did
friendly
concerned.
skin,
him
whom
hated
after.
hooked
He
and
simple
air
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same
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The
'I
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watching.'Good
'Thanks,
you?
the
His
locked
signed
whether
Let
way
Hung
home
repulse
feeling
air
magazines
of
sterile
freshener
old
internal
mother
someone
get
had
strangely
fate
as
Or
won't
looking
and
to
me,
He
ais
The
him,
black
them
out
freshener
Father,'
ever.
man
hold
already
sat
himself
It
was
and
small
see
looked
son.'
the
incontinence.
had
in
Tse
itbrightened.'Tse
His
other
you
she
had
anything
have;
of
didn't
him
take
and
bedroom
looked
toHung.
tossed
waste
in
on
people
the
trousers
wince
ofdied
afor
car
in
caught
was
the
appropriate.
view
airport.
some
Scotch.'
The
still
call
the
a'zombie
somewhere
reeled
around
Cheung
forgotten
for
hold
decor
the
part
visitors'
he
there's
co-operation.
hillside
and
was
stronger
their
room.
help
round.
old
he
the
nursing
was
who
containing
said.
Your
things.
four
air
they
one
public
up.
not
inman
went
there
was
and
felt.
was
him
stagily,
Chau
report
farm'
that
It
had
He
traffic
time
of
his
Part
son.'
speaking
years
handled
no
deep
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'Hello.'
the
overlooking
inside.
fresh.
was
into
book
than
put
peered
home's
the
The
to
areas
probably
blue
AHung!'
radar
such
Bonnie
consciousness,
you
onago.
and
of
couple
back.'I've
report
down.
acover
he
an
the
This
most
atmosphere
such
and
usual,
making
control
it.'
always
departure
Tse
shirt,
fits
thing
never
None
and
wondered
old
through
to
station
parking
Everything
He
bag
never
went
What
issquinted.
difficult
He
the
Hung's
aled
of
me?'
bywith
the
man
the
Repulse
of
place.
aand
aswas
the
returned.
tried
knew
and
books,
atTse
the
scents
good
on
show
got
came
it
TVs
smoking
the
location
flying
area
and
lounge,
how
Tse
both
kind
but
problem
through
was
the
time
helped,
that
he
aCDs
not
was
tuned
lives
of
door.
Hung
ask
parts
with
Bay,
medicinal
long
Hung
better
for
he
of
watching
'I
things
supposed
Kai
of
checking
saucers.'
to
clean,
athe
if'Isn't
knew
vomit,
certainly,
know
of
didn't
thing
several
him.
and
with
reduced
it
to
pipe.
hesitated
Tak
of
show
as
they
door
smell
your
idea.
news
awould
on
time.
his
Tse
it
far
you,
and
She
odour
disturbingly
the
to
they're
it,
stale
He
whether
to
let
picked
closed
was
favourite
your
She
long
regular
Hung
as
of
channels
to
do?
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UNIT
had
staff
home
be
was
racing
adon't
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or
for
at
his
oflie
there.
Tse
disinfectant
being
had
sweat,
before
mother
itfather
minutes,
visited
found
even
wearing
the
Lap
anything
were
into,
after
the
those
was
anyone
were
Hung
I?'
doesn't,
another
weekly
on
and
reminded
looked
door.
music.
chair.
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place
to
that
clean
onmake
the
dead
fate
TV.
The
with
isn't
her
was
with
once,
let
was
see
and
the
heon
The

thewent
break
father
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true?
'The
shares
'Good,
make
One
we've
night.
returns?'
Island,
'Same
'Yes,
"That's
'Perhaps
Tsang
After
he'd
wouldn't
He
residents'
high
manager
treatment,
"The
bespectacled
had
'Your
with
'Ah.'
hair,
bounced
form,
see&
old
of
been
company
your
have
prices
resident
him.'
his
received
was
sir.
as
sir.'
snorted.
an
father,
Tse
and
more
view
soon.'
good.'
the
Attempted
man
Well,
but
the
straight
was
his
the
we'd
hour
permit
like
heart,
fortune
immediately
been
Hung
shirt-sleeved
1.14
rooms,
that
aghast
think
as
idea,'
we
fourth
to
in,
face
isisn't
others?'
manager
atnodded
The
know
or
ain
atrue
tracked
'Only
ready
have
doing
a.m.
less
filling
wasn't
neon
knowing
least
report
abduction,
so,
to
room
off
his
old
soon,
which
that
Tse
this
more
anyway?
the
family
he?
The
one
Tse
to
than
looked
sign
the
wife
well.
man
interested.
12,'
understandingly.
you're
Hung
it
what
his
you
from
week&
if
leave
duty
irritated
out
Yes,
that
technicians
witness
person
Hung
desk
clapped
further.'
an
pointing
didn't
we
members
he
precious
What
Trade
know.'
admitted.
aaccording
Tse
up.
the
hour.
manager's
he
he'd
here.
What
knew
was
after
form
asaid,
seems
Hung
'He
was.
couple
heTse
Hong
saw
love
is
'Does
ready
have
are
who
looked
of
to
How
five
walking
was
paperwork
good,
rapped
it
was
Something
Hung
Kong
to
Hung.
some
the
him?
they
office.
He
of
forgotten
told,
are
it
fly
to
sick
the
know
seconds
paying
after
fact.
grabbed
times.
and
weakly
police
match
leave
kind.
Ortoday?'
you
on
off
were,'
People
up
witness.'
orin
that,
had
remind
we're
Tsang's
to?'
It
to
getting
in
as
for.
what
any
the
but
Paperwork
The
bywell
-on
was
the
been
-the
amanager
and
tomorrow?
ready
the
of
nursing
his
not
The
him
his
UFO
plusher
desk.
breakfast
manager's
office
direction
technician
stained
along?'
the
he's
as
shoulder.
duty
least
extra
ofinstead
brain
sighting
toThe
possible.
anomalous
the
not
home.
looked
start
door.
to
than
What
himself
air
than
held
rake-thin,
didn't
truth
of
telling
his
ventured.
'You'll
from
Actually,
any
of
freshener
would
issuing
'Colonel,
Lantau
at
that
toradar
family
The
and
-of
agree
the
behe
last
us&'
paid
his
the

wasman
hunkered
happens
in.'Do
'Good.'
should
Even
days.'
long
lot
No
All
happened
sides,
he'd
if
Despondent,
been
popped
looking
He
Bangkok.
-and
UFOs,
realised
money
Feeling
The
over.
like
and
night
Tse
awhere
sanctum.
hadn't
Chiu
call
'Mr
necessary.
you
too.
not
more
couldn't
it
snatched
bleeding.
to
because
papers
days
went
Hung
Chiu,'
or
quite
someone
before
been
using.
he
Tse
seemed
brown,
Not
hadn't
so
from
The
out
he
was
you
redo
get
after
into
bothered
through
again,
Tse
Emily
at
now
better,
down
According
perhaps
cheerily,
when
Hung
to
had
wasn't
Tse
in
using
cops
on
sitting
as
understand
him
her
were
his
Tse
There
Hung
that
giving
of
him,
really
he
The
his
knew
work
Chinese
and
the
like
all.
been
athe
Hung
it
Tse
until
for
gangsters
had
Ishould
down
this
paused
now:
story.
had
public
Hung
you,
too
vision
head
newspaper
often
he
to
his
sense
will
straightened
form.
he
where
this
from
town.
was
Hung
Yi
him.
Fei
for
offices,
waiting
hadn't
uprather
blame
to
he
returned
got
be
use
hesomething
and
cursed
could
amuch
at
eyes
greeted
Chung
unbidden.
have
me?'
on
or
Emily
at
small
the
full
journalist
might
nine
office
disturbed
that
slapped
was
Contracts
Even
of
she
wise
it.
first
be.
stop
operated
the
any
aof
heard
were
cope
the
up,
paper,
for
athim,
your
could
UFO.
news
was
of
'til
than
he
heglance,
his
seeing
photo
even
to
hope
him
cops
of
in
eye
and
auburn-haired
skimming
implausible
him
blue,
was
him.
could
with
He
staying.
his
that.
the
unnerving
hands
Perhaps
own
stall
five,
the
except
at
don't
only
smiling,
she
would
come
out
no
level
walked
that
for
didn't
in
when
ill
itmore
car
door
you.
'Ibut
it.
other
wares.
Pimms
almost
asee
was
of
Now
cut
listen
not
too.
to
out
before
or
pay
need
his
paper
the
listen
and
by
he
with
if
nightclubs
open
His
out,
that.
buy
know
some
criminals
his
politely
about
of
off.'
but
listening;
brothers
and
ahead
Building,
others
came
for
call
he
He
story
headed
violet.
tohair
white
acolour
the
ato
from
returning
or
pausing
he
could
might
why.
kind
improbable
to
different
him
be
top-up
out
Chiu.
aAof
would
on
close,
slumped
was
him.
pause
written
ringing
woman
earlier
for
was
than
toequal
would
Then
the
or
of
always
find
even
an
with
getting
they
He
bywas
be
card
investigative
Better
Win's.
hotels
his
barely
attempted
deal
home
and
for
from
he
seemed
ethnic
well
manager.
the
answered.
out
just
think
astories,
tone
were
in
rank.
still
seemed
for
realised
private
suspected
absolutely
the
and
to
door.
blood
there
why
Win's
the
still,
were
light
cared
laugh
for
on
they
the
prepare
to
group,
words
make
This
more
this
week.
ahit
'If
opposite
including
long
look
'Maybe
these
just
It
now.
mobile
Hotel
room
enough
little
for.'
and
were
journalist
he
inbut
some
morning,
private
Chiu
this
to
took
had
was
since
for
into
soright
say
inside
sink
Hea
you
he'd
to
off
just

'TseWing's
the
'No.
possessed
'But?'
didn't
"The
'So
'Yes.'
simultaneously
was
Chiu
favour.'
That
private
These
Tse
brotherhood.
But
'Ah,'
'I
last
'Failed?
efficiency
'Apparently
smiled,
sweated
'Yes,
in
at
'That's
now&'What
why
confidential
'How
'Right&'
Pendragon
someone
and
had
either
island.'
you
Hung
obviously
Hung.
it
ashould
Hung.
There
attempt
didn't
was
night,
do
days,
IPendragon
liability
Tse
offer
astill
aborted
lift
knowing
the
know,'
Iright&'
else
took
fine
visit
That's
The
it.We
It
Fei
place.
was
know?'
didn't
Inames
were
Hung
in
he
look
greeting
but
they
came
Chiu
was
just
Those
felt
and
only
do
aPendragon
by
things
or
going
keep
blurred
from
two
attempted
poured
the
shot
mistake.
exclaimed.'Tse
failed.'
not
this
Tse
his
quickly
interrupted.
very
Tse
headed
were
Yi
In
waste
Pendragon
trust
tothis
any.
didn't
strange
of
explanation
were
humans
mission.'
our
like
Chung's
fact
Hung
on
job.
report
of
Hung.
his
like
would
the
happy
interrupted,
himself
things
here?
Tse
him.
whisky,
up
the
friend
information
thereafter.
Leave
boss
feel
him&
probable
said
they
frowned.
That
tosmiled
every
that.'
inThat
When
to
make
Hung's
that
about
wishes
apartments,
hold
Pendragon
the
We
and
Pendragon's
with
right
He
sourly,
returned
that
inevitably
aChiu
this
Hung.
Chiu.
keeping
day.
wesecretively.
fine
can't
and
Pendragon
vehicle.
them
made
that,
thieves
'But
time?
atreating
of
and
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take
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ways.'
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to
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it.
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preferring
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no
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told
guess.
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escorted
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sound
hope
to
away,'
like
sceptical
always
Iman
aprobably
seams
inside.
attention
his
think
tales
man
she'd
felt
let
wasn't
room.'
story
him.
something
Things
peaceful,
with
me
someone
before.
it.'
it,
case?
inseemed
of
Sarah
just
other
She
too
any
you
or
recognised
she
as
set
flashy
feeling
so.'
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getting
were
to
seen
him
anagree
to
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But
or
disturbing
was
hoped
Some
hinges.
interested.
life,
if
were
ofto
were
is
was
keep
said,'and
believed
duties.
her
outstretched
tell.
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took
insulting,
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somebody
true
genuine
enough
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casual
believe
kind
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heart
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took
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them
to
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right
lift
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show
sell
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athings
strangely
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and
alien
him.
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charge
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often
for
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follow
weight
second
racing.
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clothes
eager
wants
in
Once
pictures
and
me.'
jewellery
to
with
it
up,
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her
metal
those
hand.'Miss
box
spite
private
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to
in
someone
technology
was
up
his
cloak-and-dagger
people
spun
and
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Sarah
it
and
the
me.'
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was
date
see
show
from
flying
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rose
Hong
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box
smooth,
were
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face.
see
back
of
in
he
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just
obvious
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box.
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surprised
her
any
case?'
research
later,
was
you
from
her
herself.'Flying
found
the
who
felt
from
Yi
me.
usually
Smith?'
badly
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junior
Instead,
familiar
guy
It
want
in
Maybe
lifted
Chung.
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and
paper.
might
was
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ahis
abit
wasn't
She
out
tall
her
not
he
was
seat
to
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enough
or
at
vitality.
pocket.
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the
to
it
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suite.
approach,
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tried
do.'
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actually
time
made
from
Iwas
obviously
find
tales
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how
more
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faces.
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with
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took
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But
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you
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and
woman
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key
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itself
story
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mixing
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so
up
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summarised
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you.'
time.'
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last
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to
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ato
the
water.
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this.
button.'Colonel,
critics,
came,
sounds
replied.
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view
get
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he
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can
flash
into
fruit
clicked.
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main
heads.'The
shoving
and
partly
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time.
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tothe
sure
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on
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you
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down
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the
UFO
items,
interesting.'
on
image,
entrance
juices.
start
it
talking
it.'
changed.
Wing's
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fruit
show
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watched
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find
visit
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of
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looks
Wing's
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monitors.
from
bed
drawer.'Until
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or
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why
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you
building.
block.'
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he
before
two.'What
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felt
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inget
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it
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a'Somebody
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and
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seen
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Yi
monitors.
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thing.'
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we
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knows.
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people
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Itwas
that
same.
still
come
IDs
last
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got
the
pick
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were
them
still
scorched.'
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tried
Sarah
been
human
previous
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for
on
awoman?'
name,
thing
fairly
Maybe
back?'
the
evidence,
interesting
night.'
It
on
them
who
this
star
physically
in
both
Devil
found.
make
them.'
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to
the
combustion.
clearest
for&
were
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about
up?'
it's
guy
here.
look
the
convictions:
reserve
on
small
out
course.
better:
You
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burnt
sounds
ofainnocent
who
intruders.
the
chat.'
thing
Sarah
and
Know
natural
image
course,
room,
body-shaped
made
light
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contact
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to
Most
she
mentally
hideous.'A
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Jane
ashes,
could
you
the
indicating
membership
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used
in
phenomenon.
but
people
The
Triangle
can,
statement.
Smith,
alist.'
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cause
it's
fax
to
unable
Bart
stain
yet
male's
chopping
and
in
be
weit?'
see
the
practically
would
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Simpson
apartment.
where
ofOr
UNIT
lords
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athe
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HK
it
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man
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whose
blocked
She
were
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to
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where
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bag-snatch
He
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headed
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arisked
could
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it
door.
Sarah
anyway.
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looking
he
and
ran
meanderings
law-abiding
don't
yours
right
prepared
toto
them,'
running
be
running.
abest
her
come
into
hesitated,
me,
lashed
yelled.
Sarah
swore,
say
for
stay
punches.
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one
resisting
after
petty
was,
just
toshoulder
attract
had
abducted
athrough
as
or
flight
catch
think
Idoes
into
to
glance
she
with
domake
the
step
at
could
Yi
indecent
alone.
don't
someone
still
just
beyond
out
towards
suddenly
run
him.
gangster
for
this.
the
He
Chung
was
have
adoor,
even
citizen.
her
me,
so.
with
those&
His
unfamiliar
path.
but
group
at
pushed
played
by
first
always
the
back
out
that,
fancy
box,
had
She
surprised;
firmly.
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breath,
that
Miss
But
something
Some
said,
the
legs
aliens.
knowing
had
leaving
him
then
him,
aurge
wasn't
the
certain
aand
things,
turning
of
flash
and
I'm
meeting
nearest,
his
along
contact
thought,
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mile
she
Smith,'
kind
as
were
handed
suited
and
box.
while
to
saw
She
rationalise
streets,
she
twisted
not
he
way
No
why.
was
Sarah
going
shout
his
off.
of
trying
oftried
the
already
that
to
no
met
reacted
headed
again.'
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fence
astory
through
Sarah
them
somewhere
green
he
dohis
heat
it
men
kicking
steal
Experience
sign
then
scientist;
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men
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the
at
aside
said.'Don't
with
barely
either,'
who
could
again
to
ray,
catch
risk
for
lunged
going
and
the
of
presumably
type
that
instinctively
her.
in
whole
the
later.
seemed
jab
the
get
aliens,
were
him
pursuit.
easily.
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the
population
in
like
his
cursing.himself,
box
pay
later.
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on
might
the
him
'Don't
human
into
had
her
Sarah
forward.
and
thing
Yau
exit.
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hands,
waiting
other
If
genuine,
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skin
from
him
man's
make
inbe
up.
taught
bearings;
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pushing
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the
Ma
blockade
She
streets
frowned.
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play
had
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congee
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just
'Can
reassured
man
him.
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when
pursuers
atbut
slowed.
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scene.'
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she
been
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with
had
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the
him
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they
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she
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wanted
see
before
that
he
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and
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it.
building's
away.'Cops!
take
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to
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aathe
too-familiar
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Japanese
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to
broke
you
mugger
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she
high
case.'
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towards
warrant?'
information
guy's
see
the
easily
left
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him
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airliner
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here?'
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said
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around
you
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nodded.
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fast
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put
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and
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apartment
on.'
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flat.'
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than
say
friend
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the
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made
asked.
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gun
Chung's
of
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lives
noise
Chinese,
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out
get
murder
apartment.
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pleading
devotion
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you
building's
symbol
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athe
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good
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were?'
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and
sun
'Well,
and
report.'
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course.'
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nodded,
we
out
were
in
of
behind
did
couple
you
with
few
an
was
he
had
as
world,
ability
see
from
though
and
any
in.
Tsang.
all
in
Sarah
was
something
worth
at
must
you
informal
we
business.'
spoke
calls
hadn't
operating
she
soft
woman,
surprised,
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to
him.
so
touch,
now?'
if
out,
small
She
last,
the
right,'
of
saw
long
one-two-three,
on
and
Tsang
to
ask
chat
she
knew,
with
be
hadn't
he's
following
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seats
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years.'
to
himself
polite
high,
Besides,
wore
politeness,
be
you
stopped
she
with
around
very
to
gone,
doubted
business
Miss
take
chat.
so
him
was
of
place
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led
brought
got
out
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see
were
had
in
simple
to
met
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than
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in
wrote
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know
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both
with
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way
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Jane
by
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get
hope
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shock
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to
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out
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expression
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sight
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it
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ahim.
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and
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people
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almost
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down
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crowd
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looked
wife
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for
relationship.
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or
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happened.
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regretted
idea,
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with
enough
all
how
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him.
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some
and
night-time
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thoughts
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son.
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kind
to
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them
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always
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him.
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known
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feared
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impression
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evidently
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to
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going
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heart
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whether
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man
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he
to
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armed
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George,
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get
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assumed
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life
from
on
news
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hotel
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death
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and
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claimed
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cops
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of
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presence,
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stock
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day.
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willingly
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business
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today.
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day's
athen
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she'd
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choice.
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observing
changed
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back
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got
and
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of
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to
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bed.
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you
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death
mind.
workout
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down
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from
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ain
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of
room
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up:
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earlier
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athe
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merciful.'
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themselves.'
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happens,
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it's
news.'
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found
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wealthy
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organisation
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him
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was
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way
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weight.
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if
deliberately
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from
hand,'
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to
fairly
block
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retired.
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back,
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athe
some
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all
clearly
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for
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support
shoot-out
frustrated
unwisely.'Sometimes
suppose,'
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to
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more.'
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rest
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or
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case.
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over
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looking
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say
boxing
eventually
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at
approval.
not
Tang
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to
police
answering
misdemeanour.
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to
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with
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impressed
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days,
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expecting
and
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anything
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at
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it
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it
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face.
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the
Tang
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him
to
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easier
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suppose
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this.
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practical
say,
and
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explanations.
himself
would
inmight
the
he
Hung
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didn't
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stay
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with
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bloodshed?'
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dripping
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heit
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enough
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out.'As
them
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head
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defend
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it

bought
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attention.
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the
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order?'
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should
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centre
country
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the
not
plenty
reporter?'
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he
otherwise.
pointed
the
his
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conversation
Tse
which
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the
fine,'
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from
one
coincidence,
Englishwoman.'
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was
hesitated,
tonight?'Yue
to
sure
ducked
list
death.
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of
door.
with
admitted
we'll
scare.
before
of
the
other
already
had
the
of
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to
itfinal
Pendragon
his
such
ofthe
snapped.'No
grinned.'With
came
akicked
you.'
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administered
under
first
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'I
was
argue
give
logging
UN
evidence
possibility,'
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night
I've
that
wondering
choppers
may
have
that.'
thinking
in
mine-clearing
ridge
her.
and
decided
Hwa
frontier,'
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her
see
1993
up
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chopper.
with
low
have
never
agreed,
was
out.
seen
therefore
asked.'You
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to
recovered
more
enough
elections.
storm
only
that.
traditional
ending.
left
told
about
if
probably
it
the
seen
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The
Tse
was
killing.
his
Pendragon
in
Barry
caught
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in
of
northeast.
her
before:
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to
team,
her
unlikely
something
the
rotor-tips
man,
aHung
features
have
machines
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dust
from
shake
about
coincidence,
not;
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greeted
bef&'
morning.'
aand
scare;
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the
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ato
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woodchips
car
bad
and
to
briefcase
'Yi
in
be
Pendragon
teach
gwailo
treetops,
orgreet
frowned,
plain
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from
this
coincidence.
for
and
the
Chung
even
Tse
but
knew
be
rose.
her
business;
in
hopefully
would
colours
coveralls
dragons.
achained
building.
Hung
I'd
didn't
which
the
handed
what
cop.
spoke
aneeded
and
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memory
swear
lesson.'
way
thought.
never
was
had
spiralled
almost
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and
attract
toto
it
that
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marked
sign
She
meant
to
agot
over.'
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have
markings
who
his
reporter
it.'
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get
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had
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ofmy
undue
track
by
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into
was
with
wrist.
it.'
an
An
as
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of

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and
go.
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through
their
loggers,
from
'Yeah.
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complex
dragons
Tse
Club,
for
of
natural
other
to
Pausing
casual
in
were
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shot
arms
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bodyguard
with
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decide
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rush
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courier
Club
Hung
those
decor
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Russian
Russian,
kind
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the
escorting
home.
rich
glasses.
as
his
pointed
fingers
want
but
hand,
Tse
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evening-wear
on
you
plastic
filled
of
sex-enhancing
over
only
one
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some
you
second
raising
Shanghai
nightclub.
afound
Ithumb
of
without
too
was
enough
nodded
the
Hung
The
any
good
Sinophile.
Bears
jackets,
Borisovich
think
don't
smiled
these
Tse
he
of
game
alanguage
know
to
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eta
poprasit
string-pulling,
back
on
unfashionable
even
Tse
slim
only
leaks.'
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it
was
the
and
had
chopper?'
ties,
fortune.
Hung
pay
buy
their
money
would
to
English
bled'zayazik't
Tse
speak
what
prisoners
was
all
that
Hung
towards
prisoners.
sympathetically.
in
due
bodyguards
forefinger
to
silver
problem
The
panelled
athe
and
jeans
have
him.
was
Hung
a-but
sufficiently
remedies
ludicrously
said,
play
nel'zya,
you're
triggers.'We've
for
club's
think
to
put
they
Chinese,
and
entrance
bit
cover
cheong-sams,
sufficiently
better
was
'Davai
would
the
they
meet.
and
wearied
box
one
the
his
back
isalready
incommunicado
still
much.
to
rising
spoke
screen
of
but
doing
courier
The
subtlety
charge
white
patted
and
with
of
still
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it
know
and
briefcase
be
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fashion
vizhirayem',
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in
and
yeah.'
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prisoners'
doesn't
is
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expensive
flicking
better'
of.
dubious
potions.
wasn't
to
the
nohim
with
a'It's
walls.
that
Itrainers.
looked
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followed
when
he
sitting,
asked.
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black
respected
hug
Borisovich
don't
obvious
got
an
or
epitome
silly
and
sense.
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somehow
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it.'
being
between
down.
ahave
until
art
heart.
they
hard
Tse
some
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taste
at
dangerous
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jungle
marble
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cognac,
his
speak
courier
hands
he
boys'
deco
Tse
his
Hung
the
seams
cable.'
mirrors
an
was
of
saw
to
passengers
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entourage
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give
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to
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thought
camp
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the
spot
Hung
table
side
from
were
out
pastiche
moongate
exactly
him
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game.
was
include
he
unlocked
or
for
ankles
Russian
him
and
Tsang
exotic
here
here.'
are
enter.
scanned
him:
would
making
of
markings.
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people
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little.
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gone
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just
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Triad,
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usually
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by
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into
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sure.
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smile,
key,
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door
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Doctor
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hell
businessman.'
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ahim
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suddenly,
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understanding.
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tomorrow.
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hand.'
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feel
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and
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useless.
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of
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peculiar
agone.
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want
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sure.'
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athat's
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night
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right.'
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and
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out
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get
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years.'
of
together.'
slowly,
businessmen.
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in
shares,
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She
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bode
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for
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money
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into
started
me.'
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smiled
to
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you.'
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really
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disbelievingly.'That's
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in
noticing
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and
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and
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or
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over
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last
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'A
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indeed.
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settled,
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phone
men.
at
these
right.
lifted
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so
messages
than
accent.
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had
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ask
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be
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about?'
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easily
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out.'
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with
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that,
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all
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and
messages,
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it?'
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Hung
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memories
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only
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me
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with
look
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heard
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indrawn
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humidity.
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but
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like?'
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complied,
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heat
while
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drinking
there
to
of
demonstrated
gun,
had
of
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subconscious
know
didn't
and
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each
how
drawer,
were
half
us.'
abduct
fire.
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and
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back
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must
anhimself
modern
his
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and
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many
enthusiastically,
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memories,
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real
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think
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for
hand
undoubtedly
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on
dreams
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and
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hour'
bevery
were
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screaming.
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science
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up
It's
than
how
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were
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important.'
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fictions
to
use
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leaf.
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he
courage
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up
to
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memories
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know
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to
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an
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with
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well
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umbrella
think
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had
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of
surely
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nervous
with
it
ran.Yue
and
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mind's
fictions.
stopped
umbrella.'
in
of
alive.
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or
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forced
was.
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he
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answer
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the
Chapter
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stunned,
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branches
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particular
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can't
us,
up
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men
glass
thing,
Hung
Hwa
eye.'And
ithated
Tse
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me.
this.
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was
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photo
unburnt.
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scowled.
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and
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We're
slight
the
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intercepted
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as
awants
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trapped
Englishwoman
drain
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him.
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but
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few
Seeking
like
at
man
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have
trees
jungle;
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Hwa's
that.'
believe
and
wasn't
he
in
"Then
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rid
moments
Turn
yet.
fizzing
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with
it.
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man
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do
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still.
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were
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men
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who
covertly
that?
in
together.'
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him
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glass.
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open
Hung
the
abefore
it;
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both.
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and
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looked
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Yue
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to
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all
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to
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deal
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him?'
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the
drink.
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somewhere
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putting
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think
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in
Hung
disbelief.
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of
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Not
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that
if
already
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high
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her
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and
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execution
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to
reason
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you
up.
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either
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break
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lesson.
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thing
enough
suggesting?
looked
and
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Why?'
my
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very
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agets
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bird
top
Two
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doesn't
place.'
to
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and
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didn't
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perched
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for
rid
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talk
branches
men
Hwa
fell,
would
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middle
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into
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of
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were
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towe
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warfare.
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The
spreading
able
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All
near
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traffic
seems
or
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safety's
intended.'
have
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way
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in
outdoors
shoulder,
group
things
get
Barry
to
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Kong
warfare,
was
scooped
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read
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is
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he
home.'As
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of
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considered,
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He
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about
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