The writer focuses in the peak of the event, ironically creating an anti-climatic effect in the reader.
What finally brought down the seemingly indestructible monument to penal abuse was a footage videotaped last month of guards clubbing naked prisoners. President Ernesto Perez Balladares chose Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day, to blow up what a grafitto called the ANTECHAMBER OF HELL. Sighed hotdog vendor, Pablo Rodriguez: “Too much suffering, too much disgrace. It’s finally over.”
This type of ending purposely ends on a limb, creating suspense and interest in a follow up.
Informants are often reluctant to come forward, whether out of fear, loyalty or a general aversion to getting involved, and this case has provided its own reasons for tipsters to be wary. Many sources who gave the FBI information on Jewell, ranging from his work history to his living habits, must be wondering today if the leads they provided helped keep the investigation focused in a probably innocent man. Still, the FBI is hoping that popular interest in seeing the real bomber punished and the lure of a $500,000 bounty, will keep those calls and photos coming.