(Disclaimer:- If somehow an alien is reading this post and knows nothing about original Calvin & Hobbes, then Calvin is a hyper-active and hyper-intelligent boy with a stuffed tiger which for Calvin is a live tiger with which he can converse. And Mario is a video game character. However the original three only have referential relation to my story. )
parents named him Calvin. They wanted him to be like Calvin from that comic
strip. So the boy demanded a Hobbes, the talking tiger. The parents got him a
stuffed tiger. But they forgot that the boy demanded a Hobbes, not a stuffed
parents bought a parrot as well. They named him “Mario”. They hoped that they
will teach it to make those sounds like that Mario , from that “Save the
Princess” game. But it was as much a game character which made sounds when fed
coins as that stuffed tiger was Hobbes or their kid was Calvin.
really!! But then kiddo, you hardly say anything like Calvin either.”
felt bad. Or it looked like he felt bad. He possibly felt confused, a sort of
identity crisis. His mother consoled him, “Just joking
Calvin. You are my precious.” She hissed, “Hey Mario. Click, Click.”
was no electricity. So, I lit a candle and put it near Mario’s cage. It never speaks,
but it started shouting. I thought Hobbes will do the same if I do that to him.
But I wanted Hobbes to talk, a lot, not shout. So, I put him in the gas burner.
But, he died.”
My God!!!! Oh My God!!!! What am I going to do with this kid?”
“Erm... Mom , why don’t you try the same with Mario?? He at least shouted. Hobbes didn’t even