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Dave heads home after working in the fields. Other men are still at work in the fields, but Dave sees no sense in stopping to talk to them. Tired of being talked down to like a child, he thinks that he will get a gun one day and start shooting into the fields so that they will start talking to him like a man.

On his way home, Dave stops in Joe's store. He feels sure of himself as he enters the store, but this quickly changes as Joe enters from the back. Joe is a large man who greets Dave energetically. Joe asks what he can do for Dave, and Dave replies that he does not want to buy anything, but that he would like to look at the catalogue. Joe hands him the catalogue and Dave asks if he can take it home...

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