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"There is something, Jan." Tom was silent for a moment. Then he burst out, "It's coming back to me ... when the man in the mask hit Ned, then came for me he was holding a heavy stick or a bar. I could see his hand. There was something peculiar about it ... I know what it was! He'd only got three fingers. The middle finger was missing ... What's the matter, Jen? What's wrong?"
The man at the table behind you, Tom. He's only got three fingers on his right hand!"