The RoomsEveryone carries a room about inside him. This fact can even be proved by means of a sense of hearing.More Like This
Roger Samson, for example, though nominally on a city bus, was in fact located in a small windowless home office, to which the door was quite soundproof. His doctor had recommended that he get hearing aids, but Roger remembered the days of parchment-thin walls, and to these he was not anxious to return.
Thus Gloria Wibble had been quite unsuccessful in trying to get his attention.
"Excuse me, sir, would you be able to move your backpack? There aren't any other seats."
Roger, on the bus, bristled and opened his eyes; Roger, in the office, removed his headphones and tore himself away from the game of Flight Simulator in which he was perpetually engaged. There had been a knock on the door, and it was growing quite insistent.
"Oh, here, yes, of course," he mumbled, opening the door to his clean quiet office by means of the left backpack strap. He sat the lumpy object down at his feet and