In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"On a snowy winter night, Max Thornton, a columnist for the New York Times, sees an old man waiting for the bus. The old man wears an agitated expression, and glances around furtively into the dark city shadows. His lips move noticeably, and Max overhears a panicked, subdued whisper."
The Angle: Vol. 1999
, Article 19.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/angle/vol1999/iss4/19