The scales showed seven pounds less, he was eating baskets of fruit and goody-goody health food, plus he'd laid off the booze completely.
His agenda was one born of experience: if the scales between the White and Black Gods tipped too far one way, life was bad.
So he nudged the scales back in the right direction, sometimes pushing evil, sometimes good, sometimes pissing off both.
Since, however, this parachute is absent in some members of the family, the most distinctive character is the presence of a double row of spiny scales on the under surface of the tail, which apparently aid in climbing.
Micrometers used for subdividing the spaces on graduated circles and scales have, in general, only a single pair of cross-webs or parallel webs moved by a single screw.
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