The Scylla of Crack And The Charybdis of Heroin

Tim Bray: “There's a lot o' HIV down thar, so th' dopers be caught betwixt th' Scylla o' crack, which kills ye quick, an' th' Charybdis o' heroin, which makes ye too fucked-up an' drowsy t' worry about keepin' th' needle clean.”