It wasn’t Reuben’s twenty legs that scared
the gardener’s eyes quite round.
His mouth, not teeth, no…not his toes.
From his ears; a screeching sound.
It’s much easier to follow a person on tumblr than it is to follow them into the dark, and this is why we end up with so many more people on our dashboards than helping us dash through a boarded alleyway.
God is not a character in A Series of Unfortunate Events. The narrator mentions at one point that the characters often felt as if there was something powerful over them, which made no move to help them and was perhaps even laughing at their misfortune. But whether that person was God or the author is up for grabs.
Never leave home without an umbrella and a small bag of animal treats. You never know if it will begin raining cats and dogs.