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Overhearing "where I come from, people don't..." you punch the speaker, a blind elderly immigrant, in the face, knocking two teeth out, before you yourself are knocked unconscious by a blunt instrument from behind. Waking up days later, you are told by a lugubrious dog that he, too, has often slept through the best parts.

Blood and Soap
by Linh Dinh