“Did someone drop you from the top of an ugly tree? I’ve seen some scary looking guys but brother you take de cake!”MARY
Surau gazed over Riley’s shoulder. “That’s your father?”
Riley nodded slowly.
“You look like his father instead,” Surau added uncharitably. “In fact, you look old enough to be his grandfather!”
“Stuff it, Surau.”
FROM MARCUS’ MORTAL EMBRACE
“Des wants to come down here and bring everyone with him,” he told her and watched as her eyes widened. “But…we’re handling it!” she burst out, her entire body tensing. “We don’t need the whole damn Scooby Doo gang coming down here and getting in the way!”