|Might be a nice place to visit, hm?|
SF - Smile, Lady!SF - Smile, Lady! by birdmir
The glass front of the store shone through the carefully laid out display cases, refracting into a thousand points of light and spilling over onto the counter where the register was.
Celia considered window shades.
Of course, that was an unlikely option. The front of the store had to be as transparent as this; a necessary evil in the irascible Kingdra’s mind. The most unfortunate part of this job were the customers, an aspect of the position Celia tried to avoid. She excelled in every other area of her job, though, to a scary degree. It was a wonder this place had functioned without her beforehand.
A large presence nearby made Celia look up. Her employer , one Mr. Hauser, hovered nearby, his broad frame made somewhat less intimidating by the hesitant expression he wore. Celia didn’t waste time.
“Can I help you, sir?”
The words were civil, but somehow sounded mildly threatening. Mr. Hauser balked, then spoke up.
“Celia, love, do y
HLT - thx for helpTo Tai,HLT - thx for help by birdmir
Thank you for your prompt response! The advice is much appreciated. I might keep my stance about Reepicheep’s hatching, if that’s alright. Events and ideas like that make me, well, happy. I like things that are out of the ordinary. But maybe I shouldn’t dwell on it too much, you’re probably correct.
I tried giving Emily her own box with a pillow, and she took it! She seemed to like it.
Then she also took my pillow, and my blanket. I also found my missing sneaker all chewed up….but I remember what you said. Stand my ground….it’s not something that comes natural to me, to be perfectly honest. I’m more used to avoiding and keeping out of the way of conflict. But if there’s something I’ve learned living here, it’s that you can’t keep running away. So I’ll do my utmost to develop a good rein on my animals!
And lastly, thank you very much for the invitation! I do remember where your house is, though I suppo