A lady in an office in Berlin shortly after the war helps a soldier escape to a different world. In exchange for a new identity as an American citizen he has a mission to complete. Meeting his target, however, everything changes. In this short story the author attempts to construct a background to Bob Lindon, the complex main character in his full-length novel, The American Broker. Across the years, who is the target? Readers will have to draw their own conclusions.
This short story both precedes and succeeds The American Broker as I tried to make sense of the real story.
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