Book 1, Chapter 82

JD groaned again and sat up. This brought him face-to-waist with the stranger.

“Uhhh…” JD said. “Ean? Where’d the chick in the bathrobe come from? I know I’m not just dreaming her up: This hurts too much for that.”

Ean grimaced. “JD, be a little more socially aware. It’s a kimono, not a bathrobe. And-” he hesitated, then turned back to the woman. “<Pardon me, but how did you get brought here?>”

“<Oh,>” she said. “<It was awful: No sooner had I stepped out of the hot spring and pulled on my bath robe than I was bathed again; this time in a sinister green light…>”

“Uh,” said Ean, “<Never mind.>”

Et Alia, Book 1: Aliens, Ninjas, Demons and Pie

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