December 9, 2008

—Oh no, not another day when I’m put out early.

“Sorry, dog, but you’ve got to get used to darkness.”

—No I don’t, everyone knows the enemy is sleeping right now.

“So there’s never anything to worry about at night?”

—On the inside, maybe, that’s why I should be inside.

“Internal enemies, eh?”

—Yes, nefarious and sneaky ones, too, requiring extremely sensitive senses to thwart their evil . . . You’re not buying this are you?

“No.”

—Okay, where’s my biscuit? Time to freeze my tail off.