Can I Keep it?

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Can I Keep it?

Post by rowan_bristol » Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:00 am

“Can I keep it?”

He stared at the thing on the floor, cheerfully enveloping half of a sneaker. It moved like a protoplasm, but was covered in soft russet fur. He tried poking at it, but It wobbled threateningly. His daughter, though, was able to pick it and the shoe up without a problem, while it burbled and bubbled. She smiled down at it so possessively, almost threateningly. He swallowed down his fear. All the ‘raising a mad scientist’ books said this was a possibility. Preteens vacillated between science and madness. There really was only one solution:

“Ask your mother.”
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Re: Can I Keep it?

Post by Scattercat » Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:31 am

Ha! I was a little iffy on the mid-bits, but that last line is excellent.

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