No-Way? Whaoh, I see. Once he got into One-Way Lake, there was no way out.
Uh-huh. He nodded.
Excellent. No-Way it is, then. You go bundle old No-Way up for transport, and Ill take care of the breakfast dishes.
She stacked the plates, coffeepot, and skillet, and started for the lakeshore. He didnt move.
What? she said.
It strikes me that the division of labor here is very much along traditional gender lines all of a sudden. Maybe I should do the dishes while you
No way, she said with a huge grin.
Precisely, he said with an equally huge grin.
Excerpted from Village of the Ghost Bears by Stan Jones. Copyright © 2009 by Stan Jones. Excerpted by permission of Soho Press. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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