Matthew McBrearty, "A Tenuous Train Ride"

McCarry and Camus boarded the train and sat on either side of a pensive looking man with a froggy pallor.

"Are you alright?" McCarry asked the man who shuddered as if he had been roused him from a squalid nap.

"Hardly," he answered in a dubitable British accent.

"Educated in England?" McCarry asked.

"Top of my class," the man replied with a heavy heart, "through Oxford."

The man dropped his face into his hands.

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