The Importance of Getting It Right
“It’s okay, officers. I’ve got this.” Dr. Max Power, psychologist, cocked his shotgun as the police surrounding the dilapidated house parted, deferring to the hostage negotiator. He strolled up to the front door, opened it, and entered the house.
In the living room, he found the serial killer watching the live news coverage of the standoff, with a knife to a woman’s throat. “Back off! I’ll kill her! I swear!”
“Take it easy,” said Dr. Power. “I’m here to help.”
The serial killer pulled at his scraggly hair with his free hand. “It’s the