Quoted from an email originally sent to: Jeffery M.
The author writes:
A reader (and fan of Preston) claims that there is a solution to the "Water, gas, and electricity" problem. She claims that it can be solved by thinking outside the box. Here is her sketch:
She assures me 'X' is a whale, 'Y' is a taco salad, and 'Z' is a dirigible. I assured her this was cheating.
At least Preston lives. For now.