brutally murder him and then eat his entire corpse as an appetizer
Juan's lips broke into a slight smile. "Amigo,"
he said, "you look like you're about to cry or something."
"Yeah well," said Thurgood, about to cry.
"Take it easy, man," said Juan, "this shit is paid
for." He laughed briefly and was obviously very amused.
"Yeah well," said Thurgood, about to fucking die.
"You be careful with this shit," said Juan, dropping
the green bag lightly in front of Schlitz. "This ain't no tweaker
Thurgood, his composure reassembled, asked, "What
in fact is it?"
Juan looked at him seriously and answered: "Mary
"That bitch that Jesus fucked in The
Last Temptation of Christ?"
Juan's laugh was shrill and sharp. "Yeah, man. That's
the one." He then turned the boat of himself around and began the
arduous journey back to his car twenty feet away.
Back in the Justy, Harrington's ice age was finally
thawing. "What was that all about?" he managed to ask when Schlitz
got back in.
"Just doing a little business with my friend Juan,
man. And what were you doing? Other than sweepy tweapin' it down home,
you lump of shit."
"Huh?" said Fair. He paused. Then continued. "Wait.
"What what? 'You lump of shit,' 'sweepy tweapin'?"
"Yes, what is sweepy tweapin?"
"Tweaping occurs when one is so spun he