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The Competition

I’m not sure who, but you remind me of someone—only taller. It runs in my family. One day, I plan to become my own worst frenemy, but until then, I hope to get even with myself by breaking my heart in two. I’m not half the man I used to be. There are 44 murders a day in the US, and roughly $500 million to $1.5 billion collected each year in ransom money. You can imagine how hard it must be for the competition to catch up.

Appears in Lucky Animals, 2023

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