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Gordon's sentence was cut short when he looked up and saw Bate. His mask and wings were hideously scribbled on with paint. He stared at the puffball for a few seconds before bursting out in laughter. Bate rolled his eyes and closed the door behind him.
"I got fired for sleeping."
The Gordo went over and pat him on the back. "Eh, join the club. I was fired yesterday."
Bate walked past him and headed towards the kitchen. "She let you watch them? What happened?"
Gordon huffed and crossed his arms. "Apparently swords and axes aren't "proper" toys for children. She fainted when she saw the green one swinging a mace at the others."
Bate took off his mask and gave his friend an odd glance. "And you don't find anything wrong with what you just said?"
"Of course not!" He followed the puffball to the kitchen. "I used to play with those all the time when I was a kid."
Bate sighed. "Yes, but not all of us are made up of iron and steel." He turned on the faucet and wa