After Twenty Years

After Twenty Years
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  • . Exposition .
  • In the respected order there is the undercover plain-clothes man, Jimmy Wells, and ¨Silky¨ Bob.
  • . Main Conflict .
  • Why are you out so late?
  • . Rising Action .
  • I´m supposed to meet a friend here.
  • The setting of the story is in New York at 10 p.m., in the early 1900´s. Characters include ¨Silky¨ Bob, Patrolman Jimmy Wells, and an under cover cop dressed as a plain-clothes man. The tone of the story in mysterious.
  • . Climax .
  • Policeman Jimmy Wells recognizes Bob as a wanted man, and later as his old friend he had promised to meet 20 years ago. He is faced with the decision to either arrest Bob, or let him go.
  • . Falling Action .
  • Bob talks to the policeman, Jimmy, telling him about a friend he had promised to meet 20 years ago, and that he´d be at the storefront for another 30 minutes.
  • .  Resolution .
  • A plain-clothes undercover cop shows up, believed by Bob to be Jimmy. After walking with the man for a while, Jimmy notices the man is not only taller than Jimmy, but has a completely different nose shape. 
  • You´re a bit taller than I remember.
  • After Jimmy calls him out on it, the undercover cop tells him he´d been arrested for 10 minutes. The undercover cop then gives Jimmy a letter, saying that it was from patrolman Wells.
  • You´ve been arrested for 10 minutes.
  • In the letter Bob has gotten, Jimmy explains that he had met up at the spot they had planned, but he recognized him as a wanted man and had to do the right thing - yet he couldn´t do it himself, so he got someone else to do the job. Bob is then taken in.
  • *reads the letter from Jimmy*
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