Monday August 4, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Part II: Enter the Longshoreman


Pibald: Hey, Brad, welcome to the dock.
Pibald: This is Lota. Don't refer to Lota using pronouns, because they are too puny for Lota. Also, don't get confused when Lota refers to Lota in the first-person proper.
Brad: How long did you have to practice that, Pi?
Pibald: It came to me all at once when Lota crammed Para and me up into Lota's bowel cocoon for safekeeping.