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Napolitano leans back, trying to think. The man maneuvers the boat to shore, scanning the coastline for potential trouble. He hops out and drags the boat onto the sand.
He pulls Napolitano out of the boat and pushes him forward. Napolitano pretends to misstep and falls to the ground. As he gets up, he lunges at the kidnapper, knocking him over, but the guy is strong and quick, and after a brief scuffle, he’s astride Napolitano, pushing his ear down hard in the sand. He grabs a small handgun from his jacket and shoves it into the mayor’s jaw.
Napolitano doesn’t say anything. As the guy gets off him --
Napolitano rises slowly, brushing away sand. He takes a shot:
The man -- Omar -- stops in his tracks.
The man seems momentarily out of sorts. Then --
In the b.g., police SIRENS approach.