The Fifth Temptation
As the train came to a halt, the four men swayed in unison and reached for the overhead bar. Andrew would have found this odd picture amusing were he not so desperate for the conclusion of Charlie’s advice.
“You guys aren’t serious. You’re not going to just stop right there?”
Only Charlie answered. “It’s time for us to go, Andy.”
The four men moved toward the door, but Andrew stepped in front of it to block them. First the Tall Man, then the Bald Man, and finally the Stylish Man stepped around Andrew carefully, nodding their heads or tipping their hats to him as they passed.
As Charlie approached, Andrew held out his hand to stop him. With a sense of desperation he said: “Just tell me what it is, ...