the game of ghosts
Men who have no identity and who must meet need to have set into place a system of identification whereby one becomes known to the other at the same time the other becomes known to the one who seeks him out.
A tear in the page of a Rubaiyat page that fits the piece that has been torn away.
One man has each.
The slip of paper torn from the Rubaiyat was found in the Somerton man’s pocket, the book it was torn from was handed to the police by a man whose name remains suppressed after 68 years.
What’s missing betrays what’s hidden.