'How about the men?'
'You tricked me!' she said, the truth suddenly dawning on her. 'You allowed me to capture your demon!'
'Thanks for calling ahead,' said Butler sarcastically. 'Wouldn't want to spook anyone. No shimmer?'
Doodah poked his head above the embankment. A large man was headed their way. Not as large as Butler, true, but plenty big enough to squash the pixie under a single boot. The man wore a black security jumpsuit with matching hat. A pistol grip poked from between the buttons. The man squinted towards the tank.
Artemis wondered if all girls were so emotional. Holly could be this way too. Warm one moment and icy the next.
'Soon,' replied Abbot. 'Soon. And there will be humans enough for us all. They will be crushed like the grass beneath our boots. We will tear their heads off like dandelion flowers.'
'Bathroom, Artemis? Is this really the time?'