“What do you mean, you’re Barry’s pet?” asked Steve as he scrambled to his feet.
Kelly jumped up as well, and grabbed Steve’s arm. “Careful. Once you move away from the portal, reality rewrites you to something that fits. At this size, something like a mouse.”
Steve rubbed his chin as he digested that, then his eyes lit up. “Oh! So that’s where the rabbit came from. And why you still have fur and floppy ears.”
“Yep. Still cute?” Kelly wiggled her nose at him.
“Very much so, yes.” To emphasize his point, Steve kissed Kelly on that cute mostly-human nose, which led to kisses elsewhere and increasing distraction until the ground literally moved under their feet.
Both stared up through the plexiglass roof to see a distorted view of Steve’s roommate, Barry. He wasn’t looking at them, but they could see his hands on an enormous metal han