Mr. Kijoto, for the first time in many years, moved to greet someone first.
Then Alex had to talk to each SRI officer, followed by the black man. Alex finally reached Mitchel and the two men pounded each other on the back like the old friends they were.
Then, Alex turned to his wife. Ignoring Mitchel, Banda, Kijoto and the other SRI officers, the other employees, and the press who blatantly beamed the live pictures around the world, husband and wife wrapped themselves together into their own, safe universe.