MM: Can You Tell Me How To GetKeeping a three-year-old child entertained can be difficult even under normal circumstances. Their attention span is poor, they're hungry for knowledge of the big outside world, and while they understand the meaning of "no", "not now", and "I'm busy", they're rarely good about respecting such things.More Like This
When the three-year-old in question is a superintelligent alien being raised in a high-security prison, the difficulty is multiplied by at least six.
Toys meant for normal children his age bored him. Anything more advanced was out of the question; not only were the prison's funds limited, but the staff had seen what he could do when he got his little hands on anything mechanical.
The warden hated the idea of television as a babysitter. But the sad fact was, they couldn't let the boy do so many other things a normal child would be allowed to, and a bored, stir-crazy Johnny Blue was everyone's nightmare. After much pleading from the group of inmates who were Johnny's main caregivers (his "un