November 22, 2006
Liz: The people who will enjoy your book the most are other writers. They’ll get all the in-jokes you’re putting in.
Ian: I think you may be vastly overstating the enjoyment potential of my book.
Liz: Well… whatever. If it really tanks you can always become a professional Pass the Pigs player.
Ian: Yes. And I’ll always have my looks.
John watched with childlike glee. I may be on the run and destitute and clueless and about to be killed, but how many people get to see the boys in blue force the Man of Steel and the Dark Night into the back of a police cruiser, was his first thought.
His next thought was that it was hard to see with a pillowcase in front of his face like that.
His next thought after that was that something smelled like dry erase markers.
His next thought after that was not for several hours, and concerned the unfortunate tendency of a bouncing van to exacerbate an ether headache.