Life (Ep. 0 of -1)
“It’s not alive,” she grumbled.
“It is,” claimed the Illustrator. “Look, see, two eyes and a mouth. It’s smiling at us.”
“Clouds don’t wave at us, bulldog clips don’t bite us and that car has no emotions. Inanimate objects can’t smile,” she moaned.
The illustrator furrowed his brow.
She threw her hands up. “I give up. How do you do it?” she asked walking away. “How do you anthropomorphize everything you see into a stupid doodle or story?”
The illustrator looked at the car.
The car looked back.
“How do you not?” sighed the illustrator.