So naturally in the very next segment we find out that her fiancé has just died in a car accident that left one of her brothers in critical condition. Apparently she did a lot screaming when she heard the news.
I must confess, I’m torn between sympathy and spiteful glee. I mean, bummer for her boyfriend and brother, but what timing...! [Or at least editing.—Ed.]
*In case anyone is wondering, the subject head refers to the Spider Robinson story “God Is an Iron,” which he incorporated into the novel Mindkiller. In it, a character remarks that if someone guilty of gluttony is a glutton, then it follows that...[insert story title here.]