Darren decided to get something to eat. On the way to the kitchen, he struck a deal with God: If there were any frozen waffles left in the freezer, he would give up his dream of becoming a well-known artist and, instead, become a missionary in the Third World. Darren regretted making this deal as soon as he proposed it, but it didn\'t matter, because they were out of waffles. This was a great relief, since he knew he wouldn\'t have held up his end of the bargain.
Finding nothing in the pantry to his liking, Darren decided to walk to Taco Bell. He hoped the mentally handicapped girl who worked there wasn\'t on shift. Retarded people always caused him a sort of unprecedented discomfort.