Gretel glared bitterly at Bruno, having yet to forgive him for breaking her favorite doll the day before.
"Gr-Gretel," he said hesitantly,
"What?" she snapped as he approached her. He was looking at her as if half-expecting her to bite his head off;
"I-I got you something... I'm, I'm sorry for breaking your doll yesterday..." He trailed off and brought a not-quite...
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...big metal pot infront of her. Mother shook her head (most likely at Bruno's antics) and began looking for Bruno, she was joined by Father half-an-hour into her search. After being joined by Father after about half of an hour they both searched for another hour. Mother came in and collapsed onto a chair, as Father hollored
"Bruno!" one last time.
"I don't get it, where could he be?" Mother asked pinching the bridge of her nose. Formerly pristine she now was slightly messy: the hem of her skirt had an inch of mud and her red-hair was beginning to come out of her net.
"Maybe he's dead," Gretel said. She didn't believed it herself, but one was suppose to answer Mother.
"Gretel! Don't say such things, your brother is not dead!" Mother exclaimed.
"Maybe he ran away like a character from one of those fantasy novels he is so fond of then," She said examining her fingernails.
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