Chapters 23-24 Summary

Milo calls Don and arranges for a meeting at his house. Christine appears to have deserted her daycare house for the day, so Bernie must accompany Milo to his meeting with Don.

As Don prepares a lunch of store-bought turkey wraps, Bernie quizzes Don about his missing legs. Finally, Milo calls Don in for lunch and the two eat awkwardly before getting down to business.

Milo gives him the figure Lee quoted to pay off Don, and Don immediately asks how much Milo will get for sealing the deal. Milo tells Don he knows that he is a heroin addict; he recognizes the telltale signs in part because he used to do drugs himself.

Don has broken up with underaged Sasha and generally seems depressed. He admits...

(The entire section is 505 words.)