“I’ll bet it was those Aglio clowns,” Banan told Aiobheann. “There have been a string of murders by clowns lately. Their trademark is garlic.
“I’ve been reading about clown murderers over the years,” Aiobheann said. “Clowns represent Satan as the Old Gentleman. They’re all about evil that masquerades as good. Just think of the circus ringmaster. Isn’t he inordinately aggressive? Circuses are a masterpiece of fraud.
“Historically,” Banan said, “They’ve easily tempted the young to run away and join them because they promise things similar to what cults promise.”
They sat down to their coffee and continued their work.
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