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Have you had the experience of being asleep late at night, when everyone is gone to bed, the lights are out and suddenly you hear banging on the door? You shock out of your slumber and wonder what in the blazes is going on? Who would dare knock at this hour of the night? And you’re not sure if you’ll answer the door.

Have you had the experience of being the one on the other side of the door banging against a darkened house late at night? You don’t know if something might come through the door to meet you or if they called the police. Does it take more courage to knock on the door than to listen from the inside?