CHAPTER 79: A CAUTIONARY TALE
EPISODE EIGHTEEN: WHEN IRUSH EYES ARE SMILING Mitzi, indecisive about whether to intervene or pretend she doesn't notice the altercation behind the coffee counter, suddenly spots a third--and preferable--alternative. The alternative is sitting by himself near the window with bottle of green beer in hand. Yes, Finnegan has a right to be cautious. The police detective has been embarrassed a time or two by Mitzi and her--shall we say--fertile imagination. But Mitzi is undeterred, the way plastic people sometimes are when a dear or near one's life is at stake.