A Dino Tale
“MOM! Look what I found.” Dev ran inside.
“Yuck! What a mess!” Khushi dragged him off for a scrub.
“Why did you throw it? It was a T. rex bone!”
“No it wasn’t. It’s too small for a T. rex!”
“It was his finger bone.”
Khushi ruffled his hair. “You certainly have a T. rex bone in your head.”
“Really?” Deva’s eyes shone. “Oh I wish I was all T. rex bone.” He loped around howling and snarling.
Khushi couldn’t help laughing. “But remember, T. rex don’t eat Maggi.”
“Then I will be a Brontosaurus.” Dev decided.
“More like Maggisaurus!”
Deva gave a whoop and chanted. “Yay! I am Maggisaurus!”
“What the hell Aman! Can’t you ever do anything right?”
Dev froze and stared at Khushi. She smiled at him reassuringly.
“Mom,” he lowered his voice, “I think Daddy is a T. rex.”
Khushi’s lips twitched. “Really? You think so.”
He nodded. “Yes. He especially likes to chew on Aman Uncle.”
Khushi snorted. And me.
“Better keep her away from Daddy.”
“I thought you loved Daddy?”
“I do. He is T. rex! But I love Chotti too.” He paused. “Mostly.
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‘Not yet,’ Aeric replied, looking pleased with his continued viability. ‘But I keep trying. And so do you, I hear!’ ” ― L.S. Baird, Evensong’s Heir