The narrator sits by the window, staring into the darkness. The clock counts dutifully every second. Something is about to happen.
Nervous entrepreneur starts biting his nails before an important meeting with potential investors.
A university professor is waiting for his connecting flight at Bogotá International Airport when he is drawn into a conversation with the man sitting besides him. Annoyed at first with being disturbed, the professor gradually becomes interested in the curious tale the man has to tell.