By John Sandford
"Barns, the chairman, seemed round the room and acknowledged, 'Okay. we will do that. let's examine a express of arms. it is unanimous, or it is felony. will we kill Clancy Conley?'
"They all regarded round at one another, each one of them reluctant to head first. Then the fats guy raised his hand, after which Kerns, after which the remainder of them.
"'It's unanimous,' Barns said."
In southeast Minnesota, down at the Mississippi, a college board assembly is coming to an finish. The board chairman proclaims that the remainder of the assembly may be closed, because of group of workers matters. "Issues" is true. The notion up for a vote sooner than them is whether or not to authorize the killing of a neighborhood reporter. There are not any votes opposed to.
Meanwhile, round the corner, Virgil vegetation helps out a chum by way of taking a look right into a dognapping, which seems becoming whatever a lot larger and uglier -- a group of dognappers providing scientific labs -- while he will get a decision from Lucas Davenport. A murdered physique has been stumbled on -- and the sufferer is a neighborhood reporter...
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