Perhaps We Introduced Our Children to the Donner Party Too Soon: A Play in One Act
Madeline: a fiery smartling attempting to determine reality from fiction, 3 years old
Christina: a Smarty Mommy, a youthful-looking 37 year old
Olivia: a smartling recently fascinated by the subject of cannibalism, 6 years old
Around the lunch table in a cluttered, child-colonized Seattle home.
Madeline: (confused, curious) Mom, are people real?
Christina: (both bemused and amused by the subject at hand) Yeah. People are real. We're people.
Olivia: (stridently, with authority) Yeah. And we're made of MEAT.