Make the whole world stop for awhile. It was all he’d wanted to do. But the world is stubbornly motivated to remain in motion – this portion of it frantically so; to halt this clamorous juggernaut required an act that was shocking in conception and much more in execution.
The crowd of travelers crept into his awareness only after he’d planted the charges inside the Rapid Transit tunnel. So obsessed was he to halt that symbol – that disquieting train, to soothe his terrorizing nerves, he’d disregarded the inevitable loss of life.
Now all was ceased.
The silence was deafening.
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