The bottle smashing on the ground brought him to hissenses. Silence filled the air. He turned round. No- one.He knew that it wasn’t safe to stay where he was. Itwas time to move on. He checked his phone formessages and seeing that the screen was still blankmade the decision to get the next taxi.It had all started the day before when he had takendelivery of the box from the courier. It simply statedon the bottom of the box that it had been sent by hisuncle, a long lost uncle. Wanting to discover what hehad been sent and why it had been done under suchsecrecy, he curiously opened the box.