And it came to pass while my father was having a heart attack he spoke about America.
Leaning back, feet up, chain-smoking cigars, devouring steak, he continued, “And Eve, Adam, well, Lilith too, they were settlers. Unrestrained. Merciless. Forever free from gluttony in Eden. They seized corn. Gold. Oil.” His breaths quickened. “Slaughtered slaves. Natives. Bison.” His veins kept bursting. “Christians beget Mormons. Sequels beget prequels.” His great plain stomach became dust. He belched, “And I’ll have another martini!”