Author to control and perfect, a real challenge. Unfortunately, most writers who use that approach make the sections too short, failing. Meierhoff winked at me. “Keeping up on the competition.” “So,” Tom asked. “Nuns now dress like Dana Scully?” “But with longer. Scully. I sure had a crush on Gillian Anderson.” “Ha!” Tom laughed. “Tell me what nerd didn’t?” “I actually think. on TV. “Y’know who I thought was sexier, though?” Tom said. “Mimi, whatzhername, you know, ah, Rogers, Mimi Rogers. Played. in Playboy, too.” “Mimi Rogers, otherwise Mrs. ex-Tom Cruise,” Meierhoff said. Tom chuckled. “Meierhoff’s right, Cruise it is. Ya gotta. with TV. He’s so very helpful that way.” Tom smiled, jerking Meierhoff’s chain. “Ol’ Sergeant Meierhoff’s real.