"Two years ago, I never thought about collaborative fiction. Now I've taken part in an experiment, I can not foresee where it will lead me." That's what he told me 3 weeks ago. He died yesterday. I have to find out what happened... | but first, I need to shut off the gas to the hot water heater. | It's been making strange noises and I'm a little concerned it might be broken. I'd rather not have to pay to get it fixed just now; I still need the money for the operation.