CUSTOMER: You didn’t pay your utility bills, so they cut the power?
ALEX: Well, it’s a long, complicated story…
ALEX (Thinking): If I put the Queen of Spades over the King of Hearts…
(The lights go out.)
ALEX: What the heck just happened?
VOICE: We forgot to pay our power bill.
ALEX: Looking back on it, it’s shorter and simpler than I thought.