found by Stephen Saracco, Assistant District Attorney, New York:
night the Wolf of Jesus understands,in one of those thoughtlessly
fatal Instants,that Zhang has been fluent in Spanish all the while.
Zhang watches him remember, one by one, the many Utterances he has felt
free to make, in the Chinaman's hearing. The traditional next Step is
simply to have Zhang dropp'd off the Roof during one of the night Drills,the
usual Tragedy. But then the
Spaniard may see an opportunity to remove certain memories, and substitute
others,thus controlling the very Stuff of History.
Mason & Dixon, page 530
(Henry Holt and Company, NY, 1997)
I know a way," Elliot said. "Throw him out a window and
make it look like he committed suicide.
Raji said, Elliot --like, are you stupid or something? --the
windows in the office don't open.
Elliot said, I don't mean in the office.
Raji heard him, but Raji was the boss. Once he said Elliot was wrong or
stupid Raji would keep going, have his say.
Mans gonna commit suicide. So what he does is run across the
room and throw himself through [italics in the original] the window? Breaks
the glass? Cuts himself all up?
Elliot didn't mean that at all. What he had in mind, take the man to a
hotel room like in the Roosevelt and pitch him out from the top floor.
But Raji was still talking.
Nicky leave a suicide note? I can't take no more of this shit
life is handing me, so I'm gonna throw myself through the fuckin window?
You did it to the man in Haiwa-ya and you think, year, that's it, that's
how to do it. Man, it's the dumbest idea I ever heard of.
BE COOL, Dell, 1999, p. 233.
(Thanks to Hank Albarelli for directing my attention to this quote.)
on the CIAs ideas about committing murder in such a way that curiosity
is not arroused.