I complied and we shut the door behind us. Carl held it shut while I turned the key in the dead bolt. Unlike most motel rooms, this dead bolt operated by key from both sides -- for just such situations. The windows were barred, the vents sealed. Number one served as prison and hospital on occasion: sometimes both.
--- MOON CALLED by Patricia Briggs, pages 75 and 76, continuation of last paragraph.
This is the last paragraph I read.