'You've had more experience with the man. It doesn't always end like that, does it?' She realized that Benny was of a sudden looking slightly nervous. 'Does it?' 'Um,' said Benny.
After some very downbeat New Adventures in my recent reading, it was good to read one that deliberately and successfully played up the comedy - this often misfires for me, but in this case I was able to roll with the very alien creatures and their sinister plans while also sympathising very much with the confused new companions Roz and Chris; like them, I was never completely convinced that I knew what was going on, but it was fun and kept me engaged.