Girls at War, and Other Stories - Sugar Baby Summary & Analysis

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Sugar Baby Summary

Sugar Baby is told in the first person, from the point of view of Mike, a soldier in the war. As the story begins, Mike is sitting with Cletus and several other soldiers. Cletus is bombastically announcing that he has defeated sugar at long last, and he demands Mike tells the story of his struggles with sugar. Mike demurs, making a quip about Cletus's sweet tooth. He privately recalls his initial struggles in the war.

Cletus was a good soldier, but he could not adapt to life without sugar. One day, he secured a packet of artificial sweetener, but it was so bitter that Cletus ended up vomiting. Mike promised Cletus to secure him sugar, eventually settling on a Father Doherty, who is supposed to be able to secure anything. When Cletus and Mike went to him, the polite priest gave Mike some antihistamine pills...

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