“You like it and you know it,” Keenan said. The comment earned him a look that might have been a glare, but Bertram was far too confused to look angry.

Bertram released an exasperated sigh. “I hate it, but… it’s cute,” he said. He shook his hea and looked at Keenan. “It’s the most hateful thing in the world, but there’s something dear in it at the same time. How can something so unlikable – so annoying – be so… adorable?”

“If it weren’t,” Keenan said, “someone would have killed it.”