If you mess with Arf, you do so at your peril; Reggie had to learn it the hard way.

REGGIE’S STORY  Reggie is one of those big, sissified boys, brown curly hair, horn-rimmed glasses. He talks in that cultivated, well-modulated voice — his idea of what an intellectual should sound like. Although we tell Reggie’s story for him, this story is basically true, except that we were kind enough to give “Reggie” a pseudonym.)  My father died when I …