LAST EDITED ON May-28-14 AT 05:51 PM (EDT)|
Not many really suitable teasers in here, but here's another little fragment.
Turning to Gryphon with an expression of wonderment, Skuld said
as if surprised, "This is our granddaughter."
Gryphon nodded. "Indisputably."
"We have a -granddaughter,- you fool," Skuld insisted, as if he
wasn't -getting- it.
"Yes we do," said Gryphon patiently.
"Jointly and separately, as it were," Gryphon agreed.
Skuld looked back at Annabelle's face, shaking her head in
amazement. "Inconceivable," she muttered.
"Well, obviously not," said Gryphon, causing Korra to snort
involuntarily, Corwin to cough awkwardly, Anthy to giggle, and Utena to
stifle a bark of laughter that probably would have startled the baby,
then shoot him a reproachful smile.
"What?" Skuld wondered distractedly; then she parsed it and
groaned. "Uuugh." To Annabelle, she said conversationally, "I can't
believe I procreated with a paronomasiac. Still, worked out OK for you,
"In my defense, you did make it almost unavoidable," said
"The pun or the procreation?" wondered Anthy innocently.
"Both," Gryphon replied promptly, drawing another round of
"You're really on your game today," Korra remarked, offering him
a casual high-five.