The ferry captain kneeled before 7-year old Chris. “…This ferry has special engines. They use portals to travel to distant planets! Wanna go?”
“Can I mom?” grinned Chris.
“I suppose,” groaned Sylvia, flipping through her Twitter feeds.
When they left, Graham said, “You don’t sound happy.”
“Chris lives in imaginary places too much,” grated Sylvia, flipping to Taylor Swift’s Twitter page. “He should pay attention to real things.”
Graham blinked, stunned.
Sylvia finally looked up from her iPad. “Are you listening? I’d give the Moon for Chris to see the real world.”
Graham pointed up. “What about two moons?”
Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/10/04/13-october-2017-2/