John Hultberg, "Road Through the Labyrinth" (1979)
John Hultberg, Road Through the Labyrinth (1979)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

Deep voice. Masculine.

Obese, in a slack, flabby way implying indolence and self-indulgence.

Aggressive. Argumentative, stubborn, masked feebly with an assumed veneer of communicative openness learned in a training course.

Political. Undercuts her colleagues via office gossip and whispered complaints.

"Huh huh huh huh huh huh huh huh huh huh huh." Slow, in her deep voice: her way of communicating that she's attempting a joke.