By Sébastien Japrisot
«Je ne suis pas seul. Il est avec moi. Lui est américain, moi français. Nous parlons l. a. même langue : celle des rats.Nous sommes enfermés dans un labyrinthe. Sans eau, sans montre, sans lumière, sans rien d'autre que notre volonté de forcer un coffre-fort avec nos mains nues.Pas pour y prendre de l'argent : pour en mettre.De toute manière, si le coffre s'ouvre, nous nous entre-tuerons...»
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And sign in. " Sachs glanced up. " They gathered behind the desk. The guard punched buttons and played the tape. Bedding and Saul had vetted seven of the people. But they agreed that one person – a brown-haired, bearded older man in jeans and bulky jacket – hadn't been among those they'd talked to. "That's him," Franciscovich said. " Nancy Ausonio nodded. On the fuzzy tape he was signing the register book then walking inside. The guard glanced at the book, but not at the man's face, as he signed it.
Officer Herman Sachs was a collector of police department memorabilia, and not long before he died he gave his daughter one of his favorite artifacts: a battered notebook actually used by Byrnes to jot notes about investigations. When Sachs was young – and her mother wasn't around – her father would read aloud the more legible passages and the two of them would make up stories around them. October 12, 1883. The other leg has been found! Slaggardy's coal bin, Five Pts, Expect Cotton Williams's confession forthwith.
A moment later Ausonio said, "The switch is out here. " A deep breath that Franciscovich heard through the microphone. Then Ausonio said, "Ready. On three. " "Okay. One . . Wait. I'll be coming in from your two o'clock. " "Okay. Two o'clock. " Franciscovich gripped the knob with her left hand. " This time her finger slipped inside the guard of her weapon, gently caressing the second trigger – the safety on Glock pistols. " Franciscovich shouted so loud that she was sure her partner heard the call without the radio.