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Faustus

Do you think he’ll buy it?

Certainly. In one sense or the other.

… Ah.

Don’t get scrupulous now. It’s not as if we’ll do the work ourselves.

But if he’s learned enough to understand the offer–

If he walks away, knowing what he knows, he’ll march himself into a hasty grave.

Elucidate.

The mind retains information by contorting itself, but some facts contort it into dangerous patterns. He’ll start seeing hidden pieces of the world; soon he won’t be able to see anything else. There’s no return from–

Look.

Oh.

He’s signing.

In blood?

Honestly, we’ve found tomato juice keeps better.

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