"So, I came to the Pearly Gates.
"St. Peter checked in his Book, saw I was on the guest list, and let me through.
"And, wating to greet me on the Other Side, I saw dear Bill -- and Patrick....and Jon of course. And all the others who had gone before me: Barry, and Bob, and J.N.T.
"And a little way behind them, there was a Great White Throne, and seated upon it, a mighty figure whose beard shone like the noonday sun.
"And I was sore amazed, and fell down upon my face in wonderment, for behold....
all of them were wearing eyepatches.