Everything was ready: his bag tied, his ticket purchased and his pass delivered. After 20 years on the run and more than a year of detention, Thierry Ascione should finally return this week to France where justice awaits him impatiently. The ace. The 63-year-old Marseillais, under a default sentence of life imprisonment for his involvement in a double assassination of which he claims to be a complete stranger, never boarded his flight Jakarta-Singapore-Roissy January 15th. A few hours before taking the road to the airport, he learned that his journey had been canceled by the company.