“You… You did what?”
Arpeggio could not believe it. He did not know how to properly respond. He could only stare in utter disbelief at his aracari companion. The man, just as well, did not know how to react. He merely stood there, a little awkwardly, the laptop held under his arm and his long beak lowered towards the floor.
“Now, don’t be angry with him,” Dr. Phyllis said as she stood between them. “Jeremy was worried to tell you for obvious reasons, but he did it with good intentions.”
“It doesn’t matter if it was done with good intentions!” the parrot spat, the anger within his chest boiling up. “He knew I did not want them contacted but he deliberately disobeyed me! You of all people should know what negative consequences that message could inflict upon us.