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The Nick Adams Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - On His Own: The Killers Summary

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On His Own: The Killers Summary

Nick is eating at a restaurant when two men, Al and Max, come in and order lunch. Their mannerisms are very rude and they start making odd requests of the man tending the counter, George, such as demanding to see the cook and making Nick stand behind the counter. Eventually, they tie up Nick and the cook in the kitchen while one hides in the back with a shotgun; their plan is to a kill a famous boxer named Ole Anderson who frequents the restaurant. Ole never comes in and then men eventually leave without causing any harm. Nick goes to where Ole lives and finds him laying in bed. He tells him that there are men looking to kill him, and Ole does not show surprise nor does he want Nick to do anything about, like inform the...

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