Two lemons to be exact. Two lemons of little note. Exactly the way the two of them wanted it. For the most part…
“What do I care?” Grem whined in his shrill voice. “It’s better off they never notice us. We aren’t supposed to be noticed, remember?”
“You’re always so dramatic,” complained Acer. “I’m bored and this is getting old. Nobody ever notices us anyways.” And so went the argument they were having once again, an argument they seemingly had almost every single day. If it was up to Grem they would stay out of the spotlight and never have any fun, but Acer wanted more. Acer wanted a life that was more than just hiding. They were always hiding! Hiding as if they were criminals.
The two of them actually being criminals was not the point, thought Acer.
“How about we just test the waters and see what’s out there?” asked Acer.
“That’s not our life. That’s not who we are,” stated Grem as if this was absolute.
“The little one’s noticed us, you know?” Acer said with a nervous, sidelong glance.
“I know,” grumbled Grem in frustration. “He’s had his on eye us for a while now. We have to watch out for that one.”
Much to Acer’s delight, it didn’t take long for Grem’s suspicions to prove true. Before either of them knew what was happening, they found themselves pulled directly into the spotlight.
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