Lying on the floor, Bekker looks to his right and spots his dog, dead from a single gunshot to the head. All the robbers had taken were guns to commit more crimes. He reflects that last robber to leave had turned around and faced him. Bekker recognized him as one of his family’s farm workers, who, thinking Bekker dead had spat on the floor and left, in his hand a piece of cheese snatched from the fridge on the way out.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://legiochristi.com/the-afrikaner-dilemma-2/