Back in the real world, my daughter is also home for the holidays. But Shelagh and I couldn’t be happier.
In fact, we wish you were staying much longer, Caitie.
We’d charge you rent, of course. But we’d give you a discount…if you paid with cash.
SCENE, PANEL 1: Young woman is talking to her parents.
YOUNG WOMAN: ...move back in with you and Mom!
FATHER: Great! We’ll just sleep in the driveway so there’s room for all your stuff!
MOTHER: After we die of hypothermia, bury us in the flower beds!
SCENE, PANEL: Young woman stands by herself, thinking.
YOUNG WOMAN: Anger! Guilt!
Sarcasm! That’s so sweet! It’s like I never left!
Art by Luis Dominguez
Color by Allen Freeman ©2012 Last Kiss Inc