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Where were the other two? Aminah thought as she surveyed the area. The perp she had been following for the last hour stopped to smoke under a streetlamp. Maybe he was signaling the others to stay back? Had he made her?
She needed all three to stop the conspiracy.
The guy tapped twice with his left hand. A signal, definitely. The man was right-handed. The officer slipped deeper into the shadows to discover they were already occupied.
(Words 77 – first published 9/18/2013; published in new blog format on 10/1/2017)