By Gini Koch
Regardless of no longer having run for workplace, nor desirous to stay in place of work, consultant Jeff Martini is being wooed because the vice presidential operating mate for a charismatic senator who turns out prone to win the crusade. whereas the Diplomatic Corps has to house the pressures of a political crusade certain to discover secrets and techniques they don't wish shared with the realm, Ambassador Kitty Katt-Martini has different worries--handling the reemergence of her such a lot powerful nemesis, inspiration lifeless and buried.
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I worked until I got it. " Sharply, concealing his concern, Arctor said, "What kind of electronic surprise? It's my house, Jim, you can't start rigging up--" "Easy, easy," Barris said. "As our German friends would say, _leise_. " "If the front door is opened," Barris said, "during our absence, my cassette tape recorder starts recording. It's under the couch. It has a two-hour tape. I placed three omnidirectional Sony mikes at three different--" "You should have told me," Arctor said. " Luckman said.
That way," Barris said, smoothly again, "we'll know who had been doing this, Bob. " "Unless they rip off the tape recorder when they rip off the couch and everything else," Arctor said. He was thinking rapidly as to how much of a problem this really was, this additional example of Barris's messed-up electronic nowhere genius of a kindergarten sort. Hell, he concluded, they'll find the mikes in the first ten minutes and trace them back to the recorder. They'll know exactly what to do. They'll erase the tape, rewind it, leave it as it was, leave the door unlocked and the note on it.
He passed the snuffbox to Luckman, who took a few, then passed it to Arctor. "Maybe that's what's fucking us up," Arctor said, declining irritably. " "Dope can't screw up an accelerator linkage and carb-idle adjustment," Barris said, still holding the snuffbox out to Arctor. "You'd better drop at least three of these--they're Primo, but mild. " "Put the damn snuffbox away," Arctor said. He felt, in his head, loud voices singing: terrible music, as if the reality around him had gone sour. Everything now--the fast-moving cars, the two men, his own car with its hood up, the smell of smog, the bright, hot light of midday--it all had a rancid quality, as if, throughout, his world had putrefied, rather than anything else.