“Don’t compare yourself to others. If you do, you’re insulting yourself” muttered Edger, taking a puff of his Marlboro as he briskly walked on a cold winter morning, reminiscing about his heritage.
Since he was a kid, his father, a failed and broken man, bragged about being a German stormtrooper. Edgar, now in his late 60’s, dreamed of righting the wrong.
Hearing shouting and seeing people disperse, he looked up. Sensing a chance for glory, he fumbled in his waistband, pulling out a pistol. The undercover officer paused just long enough in his pursuit to turn, point and fire his weapon.
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