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The Fourth Generation
So? The experiment vas a success, no? It took long enough already, Ja? Vat
can I say, Rome, built in vun day it vas not -- or maybe two even.
But the fourth generation Frankenstein. Ja! Dot vas the lucky number. How
many monsters down the drain I donít remember yet, but it vas plenty dotís for
sure. The equipment in those days vas not like you see here, right? Over in the
back if you look you can see the cryogenics chambers, up front is the
electron microscope -- it donít come cheap for sure ... and the computers! Ja, I
almost forget to turn them off. Vell, it donít matter none -- Gottsedanke!
The parts he donít take from the dead no more. His great grandfather, (und
vat a ghoul he vas). Him and the little hunchback In and out of the cemeteries
with the wheelbarrow and the shovels. Vat can you expect? The parts donít match
so good -- the first one had two left feet. The brain vould have been okay,
but the dumbkopf puts it in backwards. I repeat, vat can you expect from a no
brainer like dott already?
But this time, ha? Everything like clockwork. Everything made to order, from
scratch, nothing off the shelf - DNA matched - color coded - grain oriented.
You should have seen the old professorís eyes ven ve turned the switch! Ach,
like a man possessed, he shouted, "Heís alive! Alive!! The Son-Of-A-Bitch is
Yah, Ill say alive ... let me tell you, vithin a veek heís on the Republican
ticket running for Governor of California. He shakes your hand, you donít say
no to him baby -- otherwise itís hasta la vista.
And a cushy job for the professor too, right? You bet right! Surgeon General
dottís vat! Every nickel of Federal Medicare funds passing through the hands
of Doctor Frankenstein - some of them schtick, no? Nothing is perfect.
Dott leaves me -- Igor. I get to clean up the place. There is a saying in the
old country, (Transylvania that is) that ven you know vat hits the fan, it is
not distributed evenly.
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