A Modest Proposal and Other Writings by Jonathan Swift

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He opened the door, made the obligatory hellos and good evenings, then asked them to step inside. He didn't want them inside, but he knew they would not leave until they completed the ritual. Treen was grasping a plain white tube that held the calendar. Nora, who just seconds ago had been watching television with her husband, had suddenly vanished, though Luther knew she was just beyond the French doors, hiding in the kitchen, missing not a word. Salino did all the talking. Luther figured this was because his hulking partner probably possessed a limited vocabulary.

It's Frohmeyer," Luther said, yanking off his tie. " Halfway through dinner, the doorbell rang. A couple of large bites and Luther could've cleaned his plate, but Nora was preaching the virtues of eating slowly. He was still hungry when he got to his feet and. mumbled something about who could it be now? The fireman's name was Kistler and the medic was Kendall, both young and lean, in great shape from countless hours pumping iron down at the station, no doubt at taxpayer expense, Luther thought to himself as he invited them inside, just barely through the front door.

Another standard question, posed as if Luther should know for certain whether their daughter was safe or not at that precise moment. "The Peace Corps hasn't lost a volunteer in thirty years. Yes, trust me, they're very careful, Nora. " She pushed her greens around, took a bite, lost interest. Luther wiped his plate clean and honed in on hers. " he asked. She swapped plates, and in a flash Luther had cleaned the second one. The pasta arrived and she guarded her bowl. After a few measured bites, she stopped suddenly, her fork halfway to her face.

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