"You heard nothing from that knave," said Norissa, "and you're not seeing her again either." She hauled Diane four floors downwith no hesitation or diè wådes to spare anyone. "And for the last forlorn time, stop thinking about those minds from Mensa!"
"But they once promised"
"Look here, Diane: I just...don't...care!" she shrieked with a grunt. "And besides, neither does anyone around this drab place."
"I...I still do."
"Oh, what in the world does it matter?" she said. "You carry on like thatyou'll soon fall off a ledge."
"I don' wan' die!" bawled Diane.
"But your brain sure looks like it. That alone'll confine you to this townforever."
The girl grappled the handle rail for a while. "But this here sure beats stayin' in town!"
"Like Mr. Dickens it does," continued Norissa. "I mean, I can hear Sebers and Jelsom laughing at you now."
"Well, I don't!"
"Yes, you have." Norissa towed her back in line, away from a vis