ME: Once upon a time, Miss O and her friend Miss C took a ride on Miss O's unicorn, Sally, to go to a beauti--
MISS O: Miss C doesn't believe in unicorns.
ME: Well... she did in this story. Anyway, they went to a magical paradise that had a beach and mountains and--
MISS O: You mean like Polly Pocket Tropicool Pool Paradise?
ME: No. Way better. This place had mountains and a waterfall. So, Miss O and Miss C jumped into the water and stood under the waterfall so they could--
MISS O: Was the water shallow?
ME: Sure... it just came up to your shoulders. And--
MISS O: That's not shallow! Shallow is when it comes up to your ankles and--
ME: OKAY! It came up to your ankles! SO... after they spent some time at the magical island, they climbed back on Sally, WHO MISS C NOW BELIEVED IN, and they flew to Miss O's house, where they--
MISS O: Miss C doesn't know where I live.
MISS O: Dad?!
MISS O: Then what happened?
ME: Then we drove Miss C home, and we knew where she lived because we looked up her address on Yahoo Maps, and we said goodbye and that's the end. Goodnight.
MISS O: What happened to Sally?
ME: She went home. Sleep tight.
MISS O: [pause] Can you tell me another story?
ME: [SFX: the sound of every blood vessel in my brain exploding]