As they approached the great doors, Silas heard bickering. "Blue blazes, I'll discuss it no more," Skuld said, sounding crankier than ever. "There's no other way," Lily responded. "It must be done before it's too late." A ghostly voice with a drawl said, "The little lady's right as the Tallahatchie two-step on that. I'll be dipped in a pickle barrel if I can think of a better idea."