Timothy: It’s weird that you wouldn’t know about the Bible . . . But I guess when you’re descended from angels, there’s no need to connect with God through ordinary objects, huh?

Lily: . . . That, and your language is hard to read. Is it a good book?

Timothy: It’s a very Good Book!

. . . and it’s the only one Brother Alvah lets us have.

Lily: Read me some of it. One of the good parts.

Timothy: I’d love to. This is one of my favorite passages: In the
beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was . . .

Lily: No, no, I ‘ve heard that one. Can’t you find anything more interesting?