“I remember a pill,” he said, “that had as side effects – if you took an overdose – convulsions, coma and then death. And in the literature, right after it told about the convulsions, coma & death, it said, May Be Habit Forming. Which always struck me as an anticlimax.” Again he laughed, and then pried at his nose with one hairy, dark finger. “It’s a strange world,” he murmured. “Very strange.”
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