Chapter Eight Page 17
Have you cast your vote for BICP today?
Cohen: Hah! Maybe you don’t know so much after all. But at least your heart’s in the right place.
Bennett: Look, I know it’s not possible! I mean, not without killing the guy, which is obviously overkill.
Bennett (thinking): I wouldn’t have risked giving you the idea if it were easy!
Bennett: But you said ‘ideal’, so I gave you–
Cohen: Did we finish the bottle already?
Bennett: No, that was mostly you.
Just water for me.
Waiter: Coming right up! Now, can I interest either of you gentlemen in some dessert?
Bennett: Mr. Cohen, I’m glad I could impress you with my research.
I’m sure that means I can count on your support for this bill of mine tracking Beings. Exactly as-is. In fact, I’m sure you’ll insist on not changing a word–
Cohen: Oh, I don’t know about that. Do you want to split a caramelized chocolate tart?
Cohen: Well, I’ll never finish the whole thing on my own.