Saturday, October 14, 2006
"Blood-curdling..." -- Part 16
"Look, Devorah, do not rub it in," snapped Haggis. "I do what I do because ... I can."
"I know," Devorah agreed. "You have been a bully and a braggart since you were in nappies."
"And proud of it," retorted Haggis.
"I would say 'bite me,' but I would be afeared you'd take me up on it."
"It wouldn't be the first time," Haggis allowed.
"Nay, madam. I bear yet the marks you left upon me while in the throes of a fit like unto a mad wolf. You should have been put down with a silver bullet lo those many years ago."
"Ah, bite me, Devorah."
"That is getting old, but do not tempt me, madam," Devorah growled, baring her teeth. "Do not tempt me."