LATELY — 13 November 2000

Ten Answers

Nos­fer­atu in Love, Jim Shepard, p. 63 (a card made at a printer’s, handed out by Allmenröder and Murnau when cornered–they are WWI pilots):

PLEASE!!!

Do not ask us any­thing about flying.
You will find the usual queries an­swered below:

1. Yes, we are part of a pursuit squadron.
2. Some­times it’s dangerous, some­times it’s not.
3. The higher we fly, the colder it is.
4. We notice that by freez­ing when it’s colder.
5. Flying height, 2000-7000 meters.
6. Yes, we can see things at that height, though not so well.
7. We can’t see through a tele­scope because it shakes.
8. Yes, we’ve dropped bombs.
9. Yes, we’ve downed enemy aircraft.
10. Yes, we’ve see the loss of many friends.

If I had one:

PLEASE!!!

Do ask us any­thing about this website.
We do not mind. We are seldom asked.
For your convenience, you will find the usual queries an­swered below:

1. We have had a website for a long time.
2. Almost cer­tainly longer than you.
3. Some­times it’s dangerous, some­times it’s not.
4. It depends on whether we have a paper due.
6. We take pho­tographs with a Lomo.
7. They look that way because the camera is flawed, it being Russian.
8. No, we’ve not dropped bombs.
9. Yes, we believe most sites are indulgent.
10. Yes, we’ve seen the loss of many websites.