"Explain again how we're supposed to get out of this," said Herman, who was not much for plans, but who was beginning the feel the incinerator's sinister heat from below. "Besides dying horribly," he specified, as the stranger who had led him here remained pensive and calm.
"Simple," the stranger replied at length. He reached a hand into his pocket, then checked every pocket, a look of dawning surprise on his face. "Well," he admitted, "it was going to be simple. But I've worn the wrong coat".