Book 1, Chapter 73

While JD tucked into a plate of raspberry pie, Ean’s mom sat across from him. “It’s nice of you to visit,” she said. “I never see my Ean anymore.”

“Don’t worry,” JD said around a mouthful of pie. “I’m sure he’ll be ‘dropping by’ soon.”

“Oh?” Asked Mrs. E. “Have you and he spoken recently?”

“Well, yeah,” JD said. Then, as Ean and a rope plummeted past the dining room window, he continued: “Plus I was watching him prep and that boy cannot tie a rope to a grapnel.”

Et Alia, Book 1: Aliens, Ninjas, Demons and Pie

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