Captain Lacy empties his bullish nose into a cabbage leaf.
I drink little and gamble less.”
Preserved from decay by alcohol, pig bladder, and lead, they warn not so much that all flesh perishes—what sane adult forgets this truth for long?—but that immortality comes at a steep price.
“—observed that what grandfathers called ‘debt’ is now called ‘credit.’”
Note: missimg the credit poles