Civil Peace

Who knocks on the door in the middle of the night? "Civil Peace" by Chinua Achebe

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Jonathan asks who knocks, and the man identifies himself as thief with "him [sic] people." Maria immediately screams for help, and Jonathan and the children soon join her, calling to both the neighbors and the police. They stop after a few moments, to hear only silence.