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He had something to say, and Jordan went quiet, listening out of respect. “I promised her she would never have to cook a meal or clean or do another piece of laundry,” Jenkins said. “I told her I’d take care of all of that from now on. She wouldn’t have to lift a finger if she just wouldn’t die—” His voice went hoarse, and he ducked his head, trying to hide his tears. This was some kind of atonement for his wife’s years of patient toil, and Jordan was the one who had to hear it. That was what tore him up, the things people said to expiate their pain, and yet somehow he knew this tough old man had never been so vulnerable before.
She could see that by the depth of his PC3 wave. The wheels of Angela’s lab chair squealed as she rolled forward. Feminine beauty? Who was Alpha Ten looking at? She peered at her computer screen as if she might be able to see what the subject himself was seeing. Of course, that was impossible. She was looking at a multimodal display, which meant the screen was divided into quarters to allow several different scans of the same brain at once—a functional MRI, an EEG, a near-infrared spectroscopy and a 3-D SPECT image.
It was a moment or two before a grin dared to appear. “If you forgot to put down the toilet seat, she’d kill you, right? ” “Get your nosy butt outta here, or you’re going to be on my death list,” Jordan growled. ” Jordan ignored them both. He was staring at the picture in his hand and thinking about the call he’d received from his former patient, Mitch Ryder. Mitch was doing private eye work now, but his background in intelligence should have given him inside access. Still, even he hadn’t been able to penetrate the CIA’s shield far enough to get any information about an agent named Edwin Truitt or a serial killer called Angel Face.