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‘Did you see him?’
‘The man on the platform.’
‘What man? There are about a hundred down there!’
‘The one in the hoodie. Can’t be more that eighteen years old.’
‘No, can’t say I did. Why do you ask?’
‘He was looking at me.’
‘George, we’re in the control room. How could he be looking at you?’
‘He knew where the camera was, and he was looking straight at me.’
Cyril adjusted the focus as George continued to look at the screen. All he could see now were trains passing through and a horde of commuters boarding or alighting.
George broke out into a cold sweat as he remembered why the man’s face was familiar and what it meant.
There was a tap on the door and through the peep-hole, he saw a young man dressed in a hoodie, knowing he’d come to collect his soul.
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