Wednesday December 4, 2002
Book 2: The Teraport Wars
Part II: Tandem Acts of Kindness


Hospital Worker:Thanks for volunteering. We sure do appreciate you. There's no need for you to come back.
Schlock:That didn't take long. Did they not find you on their list of approved species?
Legs:No. They suggested that we hold hands with some of the patients to make them feel loved.
Legs:My kind has no hands. Just vestigial wings with no reach, and a long, prehensile tongue.
Legs:I said I was sorry, but the little old lady had already passed out.
Schlock:I don't want to hear the rest of this story.
Legs:Have you ever heard the cardiac arrest alarms they've got in there?