Summaray of Hostage

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Summary of Hostage:
The story is about police officer who lost his job because of police brutality and became a hostage negotiator.
"Hostage" starts out with a young man threatening an old lady, with gun to her head. This is where Walker comes in the picture. He is the main character in story. He's the lifesaver today. Walker talks a little bit with the detective who's at the scene, and tries to get some info about the situation. Then the story changes over to Walker's point of view and he gets some kind of flashback.
The flashback tells us about Walker. It tells us about how he went up and down in his career. In the end it got so bad when he shot a kid without knowing, that he was sent to visit the department shrink. After sometime with the shrink, he wanted to see what his files said. Bad news. He had been stated as: Post-traumatic stress disorder, addicted risk-taker and so on. Since he had been a sniper back in Vietnam, they tried to put him on the SWAT Team. He was taken off that as well. Then he had two choices. To retire early or to go to a new special school they had. He would learn hostage negotiation.
The flashback ends, and we're back to reality. He calls the guy with gun over a phone and they agree that Walker can come up and talk with him in the apartment. When Walker comes up the apartment they talk about how they can work this out. They end up agreeing that they'll let the old lady go and then they both go back up in the apartment and talk. When they've talked, they both go free, no charges pressed. After helping the lady downstairs, the victim tells Walker his story. He has had a hard life. No father, just one strict mother. The victim begins to cry so Walker goes over to him, and pats his back and takes his gun. Then Walker steps away from the victim, aims the gun at the victims chest and fires to rounds. Walker is going to pretend that it…...

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