ACT 3

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106 – RIDDLES IN THE DARK

The tunnel’s darkness swallowed Madonna’s light by the time she got twenty yards in.

107 – THE PIANO HAS BEEN DRINKING

“The rhythm, if you can call it that, the energy, is bad staccato; two drunk virgins fucking in a snowbank.”

108 – LANCE READS MADONNA’S BIG TELL AND PUSHES ALL IN/OUT

Lance’s mind attempted to calculate how much damage he could do to her by upping the ante, and calling her grandma, but he couldn’t do the math, so he let it go.

109 – PRETTY IN PINK

Ignoring the question, King walked into the shop, and asked the clerk, “Do you have pants, and shoes that will go with the pink shirt in the window?”

110 – THE NEW ORIGINAL SIN

Ignoring the question, Pinky responded, “If I tell you, you’ll think I’m playing ping pong, with King Kong, in Hong Kong… but you’d be wrong. I’m not a loon, singing out of tune, in a choir of blue-balled baboons, on the dark side of the moon.”

111 – GETTING THEIR STORY STRAIGHT

Ignoring the question, Pinky responded, “If I tell you, you’ll think I’m playing ping pong, with King Kong, in Hong Kong… but you’d be wrong. I’m not a loon, singing out of tune, in a choir of blue-balled baboons, on the dark side of the moon.”

112 – CAUGHT IN A WEB OF PARANOIA?

If the two of them were in cahoots, and trying to do her any kind of harm, she could wait for Pinky at the hub, and kill him.

If the two of them were in cahoots, and trying to do her any kind of harm, she could wait for Pinky at the hub, and kill him.

113 – THE ROAD TO THE STANLEY CUP GOES THROUGH ANTARCTICA

“And, we can go anywhere in the world for cold one! Where should we go?”

“And, we can go anywhere in the world for cold one! Where should we go?”

114 – A 3D SWISS CHEESE RELIEF MAP OF THE PANAMA CANAL

“I think so. I made that one up all by myself. But some other smartypants prolly came up with it a long time before me. Maybe Shakespeare, or Tolstoy, or one of them other Frenchies.

115 – THE IMPETUOUS YOUNG KING LEAR GETS SCHOOLED

“Live Nation will have no part of it, so long as the House of Saud has so much as one share of the company.”

Money is not the currency of the realm in the void; it is bait for the naïve souls that the darkness torments, devours, and feeds off.”

116 – KNOW?

Scrambling, Kitty’s conscious, logical mind demanded data to analyze, “So, you are imagination? You are imaginary?”

117 – RAGE AGAINST THE HYPOCRISY: KILLING IN THE NAME OF… MONEY MONEY MONEY!

“The band says they will not have anything to do with Live Nation, unless/until the House of Saud starts a reformation program in the Kingdom.”

118 – FROM THE DARK A BEATING HEART

Money is not the currency of the realm in the void; it is bait for the naïve souls that the darkness torments, devours, and feeds off.”