Chapter Thirteen Page 8
Cohen: Not that I approve of the man’s actions in general, of course . . .
Bennett: Oh, yes! Obviously not. Who would do that?
Cohen: Destroying public and private property, harassing and threatening the general public . . . even if those threats never made much of an impact, since we know she can’t harm any of us . . .
Cybele: Hello again! And you brought another visitor!
Cohen: That’s right, Cybele. The man who’s pushing for legislation that would register and track your kind . . . and wants to see the state you’re in up-close, as part of his research.
Well, Bennett, here the Rabbit is. As you can see, she’s been fairly easy to keep in check, no new tracking laws required. Why don’t you two say hello?
Cybele: Hi there, visitor! I’ve seen you on TV. I don’t get TV in here. Have you been on it recently?
Bennett: H-hello, Rabbit. I have, actually. Once on a talk show, and . . .
Cohen: There’s no need to be coy, by the way. I know she’s yours.