Death is part of life. If you think about it, you were born into a world populated by the dead, because.
A short-order cook, just off work, makes easy tracking for lions and worse.
But she knew that even in the current politically charged atmosphere, when people were encouraged to distrust or even openly disrespect law enforcement, the FBI was one of the few—perhaps the only—federal agencies for which most Americans still had respect.
The why of the mind's existence and the how of its profound capacity to reason - especially its penchant for moral reasoning - will by their very nature remain as mysterious as whatever lies outside of time.
I don't find slashing and blood flying everywhere to be scary. I just find it repulsive.
Every human face is more enigmatic than the timeworn expression on the famous Sphinx out there in the sands of Egypt.