#KidologyQuotes 60: Being underground eaten by worms sometimes seemed the best he could hope for
On the way to Sian's school they passed the house of an elderly, distinguished – and childless - author. The poor sap was always looking out of his bay window scared; all his books were about his obsessive terror of dying. Jim wanted to tell him: you should have bred, once you reproduce you lose the fear. To Jim, being underground eaten by worms sometimes seemed the best he could hope for. He went to the bar.