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Trying to make their fortunes in human society, the elves of the underworld contain themselves in inventory vehicle racing, baby pornography, and worse, and 3 runaway childrens locate themselves in a heap of hassle. Reissue.
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I think we oughta eat it up before he changes his mind—” Laura wasn’t convinced, and she scowled, then interrupted her. “That’s ’nother thang, now ah’m glad I didn’ eat them sammiches—he prolly put dope in there. First taste is free, but—” “Laura, they came straight out of the kitchen. He didn’t touch them! ” “Jeezus,” the older girl said explosively. Then, “I reckon it’s all right. But don’ go near him agin, you heah me? He’s prolly a pimp, all that crap ’bout dreams and do-good bull. Only dreams man like that has come in white powdah, or lil’ brown rocks.
The guy had shown up at the Irish bar, like she’d said he would—but it wasn’t with a chippie, like he’d expected; it was with an old man, a guy that had that “white-collar worker” look about him. Retired white-collar. Nothing untoward there, either, the old guy was as straight as they came; George had a knack for picking out the bent ones no matter how far in the closet they’d buried themselves. The young guy just had an odd friend, that was all. No big deal. Plenty of guys were buddies with old guys—maybe this was somebody he’d worked with before the old man retired.
Her mom saying she was a slut, and that she lied about it all. . I guess she figures she hasn’t got a lot to lose. Except Jamie, I guess. Laura spilled the same story every time she came home drunk, which was about once a week, even though she wasn’t more than sixteen. Jamie didn’t talk about his past. Tania figured it must have been worse than Laura’s; sometimes she’d wake up and hear Jamie crying, hear Laura comforting him. She’d seen him nude a lot, and there were scars all over his body.