" Ohhh, Maru, you were so late, I was worried about you," a very tall woman in a very puffy dress called out in relief.
" ...Some scary men tried to stop me when I was coming back from the grocery store," the little demon girl said, her voice quiet and pitchy. " ... This man made them leave."
She motioned over to Henry.
" It's no issue. But, well, my son asked if we could see the backstage, so..."
The tall woman smiled widely, as though excited to offer the opportunity.
" Oh, of course! Any friend of Maru's is welcome here!"
There were certain words about it all that went unspoken.
... That it really was strange that he had stood up for a demon.
" Daddy, look, they have a tiger!"Return......Next