Jackpot. Chapter 17
Today is Yeaster. After his sermon, in honor of Cheesus’s resurrection on this Holiest of days, El Profeto has invited the flock to enter the inner sanctum one at a time to receive his Yeaster blessings and have their Pibles autographed. After a dozen disciples, his actions and words become automatic, and he retreats deep into his mind. For three days now, he’s assured himself that Eliza hasn’t left him. Maybe he’s just been too busy and they keep missing each other in the apartment, or maybe she’s staying somewhere else in the pyramid because she’s still mad at him. But now, on this sacred day, he can deny it no more. When Roger Ferry approaches for his blessing, El Profeto pulls him aside and asks if he’s seen Eliza anywhere.
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