“So, let me ask you again. Why are you here in my casino? Why are you playing to lose?”
Joseph Cox lives in Modiin, Israel with his wife and six children and is the author of City on the Heights, a thriller about transforming the Middle East (available on Kindle and via Book Depository).
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The game had led to the nightmare.
“No, you saved him. We saved him.”
I knew nothing of the jungle. But somehow, with the protection of the Creator, I survived.
With my last breaths, I change the world.
I open my eyes and am greeted by the image of a woman. I think I know her from somewhere, she seems very familiar. I’m in a bathroom, and she is there as well. The edges of my vision seem hazy, the lights near the mirror seem ill-defined. But she is there. She’s sharply defined. Read more
I left. In the middle of the night, I left.
We thought of ourselves as a little hillbilly mafia.
He was frightened of the world, and he was frightened of the future.
When she got the money, she didn’t give me anything.
Israel holds itself to a different set of rules. Israel’s enemies know this and they manipulate it.
Everybody already knew my name. And nobody seemed able to get to know me.
I was the solution.
And I looked down. And I saw nothing. Everything my people had created was gone.
“Mama,” I said, “You should not be here.”
He was nuts. I mean he has this incredible inner spark and he’s a great man. But he’s nuts.
“Is it not a good plan?” I ask.
I wanted to relate to it. But how could it relate to me?
I met a woman one day and I asked her her name and she asked me why.
I knew then that he was my soul and I was his voice.