As always until the end of time (or I run out of story – whichever comes first), a new page from Strangeways: The Thirsty is posted here every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
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Nobody’s bitten on the “spot the reference” question from Monday yet, so I’ll let it drift until Friday.
EDIT to add that reader Mr. Pain got it. And what’s more, he even corrected my error. The answer was “Town with No Cheer” was the name of a song by Tom Waits, from the album SWORDFISHTROMBONES. Though I’ll note that the song itself takes place in Australia and doesn’t have all that much to do with the old west.
But a lot to do with thirst.