“To see it would have burst your heart, and then they would have eaten what was left of you.”
Something of a farce. Fun to the point of being silly. Like a one-line joke extended into a story.
“Glamour never worked on cats. They saw right through the Princess’s spell, recognized the kindred hunters beneath, and found pressing reasons to be elsewhere.”
“It was a good life, sprinkled with just the right amount of companionship and just the right amount of solitude, and none of them ever regretted their choices, which was a fine way to grow old if you can manage the trick.”