She pulled up a document on Word, typed away for about ten minutes, and then proceeded to show my sister and me this lovely gem:
IRON MAN AND THOR TEXTING
SO DUDE LET’S TELL SECRETS.
MAYBE CAPTAIN AMERICA WILL SHARE SECRETS WITH ME.
Ok… Thor listen dude. Men don’t share secrets. That’s for pre-teen girls. I don’t know about rules on Azgaurd or whatever ur planet’s called but dude, full grown men or superheroes either way don’t share secrets.
UGH! LOKI ANGERS ME SO MUCH! GODS DO I HATE HIM. IT WAS JUST LIKE WHEN WE WERE LITTLE KIDS FIGHTING OVER FAKE GUNS. BUT NOW WE ARE FIGHTING OVER THE THRONE. I THINK I SHOULD BE THE RIGHTFUL KING. WHAT DO YOU THINK, IRON MAN?
I don’t know. And call me Tony. Wait I gtg Pepper and I r going out to eat.
A GREAT INFLUENCE AS A COUSIN AND NANNY, AREN’T I? I STARTED THIS YOUNG TOO
So. Just proof that this exists. Just got back from Build-a-Bear with my cousins and they wanted to pick out a bear to be our “mascot.” They picked this one, whirled around and saw all the Avengers costumes, and were sold. To make it official, his certificate says “Tony Stark.”
Also, the bear they chose is holding a donut in his right hand if you can see. We all know how much Tony loves his donuts.
So basically in the few days it’s been since taking my little cousins to The Avengers, they now own an Iron Man-themed bear. Oh, yes. Between this newfound love for Marvel heroes and their existing love for Merlin, my little minions are turning out quite nicely. When they’re old enough Sherlock will be next. YES, GOOD. *evil laugh of evil* MY NERD INFLUENCE IS THE ONLY INFLUENCE.
P.S.— Each kid put a heart in the bear so it has two. I officially deem this bear not only a Marvel hero, but a time lord.
So, I got four e-mails from my cousin that look mostly like this one, featuring quotes and her favorite parts of the episodes she’s seen without Krista and me. I think my favorite bit was when she said “If I were Merlin, I wouldn’t have thrown that sword in the lake!” As always her childhood innocence and the fact that she’s smarter than me most of the time just leaves me dumbfounded. Anyway, now I have a new Merlin fan to squee with. I just can’t talk about Merthur. The time for that will come.