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It is serious. ' wondered Winter. 'I might know somebody who knows somebody who knows him. ' Vasaplatsen was quiet and deserted when he got out of the taxi. The street lamps lit up the newspaper kiosk at the edge of Universitetsplatsen. A student of life, he thought as he punched the code to the front entrance. There was a faint smell of tobacco in the lift, a persistent aroma that could have been caused by him. 'You smell of booze,' said Angela when he bent down to kiss her as she lay in bed. 'Ödåkra Taffel Aquavit,' he said.
You can't arrest someone for sitting in his car reading a newspaper, can you? ' 'But don't you see? We have to wait until a crime is committed. That's the bloody frustrating thing about it. ' 'Why can't you . . ' 'Erik, it's not—' 'No, but I'm being honest and serious now. I'd love to hand out loads of cautions, but I also want to keep my job. You can't just march up and fling a car door open. ' 'It struck me this morning at the day nursery just how vulnerable little kids are, and older ones as well come to that.
He sometimes thought of them as Billy Boy. His favourite rotty. The boy was laughing again now, just before everything went black. Kalle Boy, he thought, and the film ended and he stood up and fetched all the things he needed for copying or whatever he should call it. Cutting. He liked doing that job. 'Sounds like the Incredible Hulk,' said Fredrik Halders. 'This is the first of the victims who's seen anything,' said Ringmar. ' 'Hmm. Of course, it's not certain that it was the same hulk who did all the deeds,' said Halders.