American Gods

Neil Gaiman

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He had played chess, too, but he was not temperamentally suited to chess. He did not like planning ahead. He preferred picking the perfect move for the moment. You could win in checkers like that, sometimes.
“Oh. You’re up,” said Wednesday, putting his head around the door. “That’s good. You want coffee? We’re going to rob a bank.”
I can tell you this, you never say no to the opportunity to piss, to eat, or to get half an hour’s shut-eye.
bought his stupid at a two-for-one sale,
White people have some fucked-up gods, Mister Shadow.”