Friday, February 11, 2011

The Wabbit mees a Cousin from the Company

The Wabbit landed squarely on all four paws. His eyes narrowed behind his glasses and he tapped a hind leg rhythmically. "Well, well, well. If it isn't my long lost cousin, Montgomery Wabbitte. I haven’t seen your face since that unpleasantness at Rio Escondido.” The Wabbit's voice dripped with sarcasm. Montgomery Wabbitte's paws shook slightly "I'm a changed wabbit. In fact I'm no longer with the Company. I am now ..." Montgomery Wabbite hesitated, " ... a freelance wabbit. I've been helping these wabbits get themselves better living and playing conditions.” The Wabbit's demeanour became formal. “I am obliged to report back on this matter. How shall I mention your involvement?” Montgomery Wabbitte's reply was lightning fast. “Liaison Wabbit! I am liaising with the nearby market traders on vegetable provision.” The Wabbit shook his head and hissed through bared teeth. “Which presumably Montgomery, you do out the goodness of your little wabbit heart?” “ Expenses only, I am a fair wabbit,” smiled Montgomery Wabbitte. The Wabbit’s nose was now a millimetre away from the nose of Montgomery Wabbitte. “See to it. Montgomery. Because ... I’ll be back.” And with that, the Wabbit vanished. And no one saw where he went.