"Yes General. I am at your service as circumstances permit."
"I am presently engaged with a singular problem in the pyramid. May I suggest we commence this afternoon after you freshen up and settle in the tent prepared for you?" With a wink he smiled saying, "All the comforts of home, you know."
"He began with...."
"Do they fall apart or crumble, General? I...."
"I'm new to this too Miss Desmond so I'll just say, something like what you said happens. It's all made up, you see, as is Bill's rendition of compression wave cotton smoke stained with copper paint enclosing copper-colored pipe cleaners."