(scene opens in cluttered kitchen)
Me: (pouring coffee)
Alpha: Mom. I added another chore to my chart.
Me: (doesn’t turn around) Oh yeah?
Alpha: Yeah. From now on, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday I’m reaping the souls of the damned.
Me: (turns around and sees amended chore chart) And what are you going to do with those damned souls?
Alpha: (caught off guard) Uh…roll them into a ball and carry them around with me?
Me: (sips coffee) As long as you put them away properly, I approve.
(time passes, Beta enters from stage right)
Beta: Hey, how come Alpha gets to harvest the souls of the damned and not me?
Me: You didn’t ask?
Alpha: You can have Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
Beta: Cool! (grabs marker)