The found him 227 days after he failed to make the 2 minute walk from his office to the meeting room. What he was doing in a small caffé in Tuscany posing as a down and out Italian student named Mario Lombardi was a bit of a mystery. So was how he managed to pass himself off as a student from the north of Italy. After all, his Italian was nowhere near as good as his year 7 German. By and large, the caffé owner didn’t care. He spoke good english (as a fourth generation Melbournian should) and worked hard. Ideal for small caffé in a tourist area.
It wasn’t yet light when she woke.