Larry and Nittix were deep in conversation.
"So where dId you go?" asked Nittix.
"I told you, Nittix, I'm not sure. I mean the building was Earth-like, but that creature was definitely an alien."
"You mean the Mantis?" asked Nittix.
"Right. Mr. Fitz. Although it could've been a Mrs. Fitz for all I know," replied Larry.
"And he was concerned about the rats? The rats!" Nittix began to vibrate all over and it looked like he might pop his sack.
"Calm down, Nittix! I think technically they were mice. In any case, we can file a grievance when all of this is over," Larry replied.
Nittix began buzzing around the bathroom, madder than ever. ...
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