[My First Jailbreak Began When A Coarse-toothed Mechanic's File Crashed Through The Window Of The Deeper Harbour PoliceStation At Two In The Morning. The File Bounced Three Or Four Times Before Clattering To A Halt Among A Scatter Of Shattered Glass. The File Spun A Little And Came To Rest, Like A Compass Needle Pointing Somewhere Far Off The Edge Of The Map. Looking Back From Right Here And Right Now I Believe I Would Like To Start This Story Right Then—three Days After I Had Just Turned Fourteen—spending My Birthday In Jail. - SINKING DEEPER]

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