Characters: Bob, Jimmy and undercover policeman Tone: mysterious Setting: New York City, 10 pm, Early 1900
Jimmy must decide between loyalty to his old friend or loyalty to his job.
Bob talks to the policeman and explains that hes waiting for his old friend. They made a promise to meet the exact place at the the exact date and time in 20 years. Bob tells the policeman that he will give his old friend Jimmy an extra 30 minutes to get there.
A man "Jimmy" greets Bob and they take a walk.They stop under a street light and that's when Bob realized the man was not Jimmy. The man says to Bob that he has been arrested for the past 10 minutes.
The undercover policeman gives Bob a note from Patrolman Wells.
Bob reads the note and it said "I was at the appointed place on time. When you struck the match to light your cigar, I saw it was the face of the man wanted in Chicago. Somehow I couldn't do it myself, so I went around and got a plainclothes man to do the job. Jimmy."