Day Five, Chapters Three & Four
Chapter 3: Well, I think Pete killed the baby too, which is a bummer. And it turns out that he’s got at least a pair of his own “bawlers” at home in his “crappy apartment”. He seems to think of himself as a hard-assed, unloving father, but immediately changes diapers and makes dinner upon coming home. Granted, the dinner is just a can of “franks and beans”, but still. This guy’s a Rubik’s Cube, man – killin’ babies and changin’ diapers all in the same afternoon.
“I’m hungry,” Sherry said.
“Well, which is is first? Dinner or poop?”
“Poop first,” she said.
“All right, then.”
All right, then. Chapter 4: New character alert! Ethnic enigma, Yuki Castellano is a lawyer (in DA Leonard “Red Dog” Parisi’s office) headed to court, where she expects to win her case, sending Adam “Jo-Jo” Johnson to prison. She’s confident. That’s about all I gleaned from Chapter 4, aside from the over-abundance of nicknames.
Yuki’s protege, Nicky “Wonder Boy” Gaines does have a few choice one-liners:
“You look fierce, Batwoman. Miss Hot Multicultural USA.”
“Jo-Jo looks like he’s been smoking ganja.”
Even the one-liners in Chapter 4 are lackluster. I’m a little bored today.
Go to Day Six.