Panel two is great. Goldie is just looking around for the monster. “Monster, eh? Well, show yourself, monster. Go on, I dare you. I double dare you!”
Lupin isn’t scared! He always hides behind . . . I mean, holds his copy up like that!
Come on, kids. You know very well there are no monsters, ghosts (of the unfriendly, non-feline type) or witches in the BPH . . . Elvis would have already eaten them, if Goldie hadn’t gotten them first!
(And if they tried to come in upstairs, Heaven help them when Tabitha spots them!)
Actually, Bea has been telling the birds his business for years now. (Don’t tell Elvis!)
To be fair, he recovered a lot more quickly than I thought he would.
“Listen kid, back in the good old days, before all this new-newfangled technology, this story was terrifying! "
(Of course, back then, we had to walk to school, uphill, through the snow! And bring the water in from the well! And there was no wi-fi . . . anywhere!)
She’s a bookstore cat! She’s probably read scarier stories than any of you have ever heard of.
Still . . . be careful.
So good (wonderful, even), to hear good news in a situation like this. Thank you for telling us!
Oh, but they’re so much safer now, they’re wearing batting helmets!
Cats dangerously close to a space heater or fireplace? Please, let’s try to keep this story within the realm of possibilities.
Everyone knows cats would only do such a thing on a day ending in “Y”