"She's almost as annoying as you," I told Horus. "Impossible," Horus said. "No one bests Horus.”
“I guessed his name was Face of Horror. I wondered how long it had taken his mom to think of that. Bob? No. Sam? No. How about Face of Horror?”
You know how hard it is to feel like an extreme falcon-headed combat machine when somebody calls you "chicken man"?
Have you ever noticed how parents can go from the most wonderful people in the world to totally embarrassing in three seconds?
I seriously needed an extra-strength magic pillow, because my ba refused to stay put. [And no, Sadie, I don't think wrapping my head in duct tape would've worked either.]
After our mom died, her parents (our grandparents) had this big court battle with dad. After six lawyers, two fistfights, and a near fatal attack with a spatula (don't ask), they won the right to keep Sadie with them in England.
"I'm a cat. Everything I see is mine." She touched the ignition and the keyhole sparked. The engine began to purr. [No, Sadie. Not like a cat, like an engine.]”