Joe the mouse killer saw the the tell-tale tail of sad victory. He looked to Martha for sympathy but got none. She was busy writing the check. The blood money. Another hundred dollars. Another dead little rodent. Joe picked up the trap and held it over the plastic bag. He pulled back the catch and felt the tiny lifeless body hit the bottom of the bag. "I've been chasing that thing for three months." Martha said. "I tried everything, all kinds of traps, and you catch him in fifteen minutes." Joe frowned and said, "It's all in the bait."