Lydia and Gideon were playing on the floor together. Lydia had a little car and was filling it with her collection of princesses. She was bending and contorting their thin rubber legs, tying and locking them into the seats. A tangled wad of pink dresses and gaudy blonde hair crowded around the steering wheel.
Gideon smiled and trotted up with a Playmobil angel, much larger than the others. He happily opened the door of the car and began cramming the little stiff-legged figure in next to the beautiful princesses.
“No!” Lydia yelled, and she tore the angel from the car and tossed them across the room. “No fat people in my car!”