The hoop thrummed its complaint as Stan’s shot rebounded away, missing the target. Brody grabbed the ball and headed back to half-court, thinking about Janice’s project as he and Stan faced each other in their daily lunchtime ritual. Brody dribbled the ball, contemplating game strategy and the job they had just finished.
“So why do you think Janice’s project went so well?” Brody asked Stan.
“Mainly because we handled it completely differently from anything we’ve done before. It’s Fusebox, dude,” remarked Stan. Brody took the opportunity to lunge past Stan, heading straight in for a clean lay-up. He tossed the ball and a question to Stan.
“You really think Fusebox made that much difference? I mean, sure it was great to get all ...