Someone wrote to criticize me for turning Larry stupid for answering his hotel room door without checking, given that he knew somone was trying to kill him.
I don't think so. It's been a week, and for the last several days he's been going to work and living his life unmolested. He's reasonably thinking the attempt on his life was a one-off and won't be repeated. Even Susan thinks he can safely go back home. Why should he remain so suspicious? OK, he was a little careless, but aren't we all sometimes? Nobody's gone after him when he's been exposed, he's feeling safe.. I think this is what even a reasonably intelligent person might do.
And I hope his self-rescue today might encourage the idea thart he really ain't that stupid.