Key Nine: Trouble:

That Old Panda stared me down. I gave him a puzzled look.

"What?" I asked.

"Is this true?" he asked. I tried to laugh it off at first.

"Of course not!" I lied. I stopped laughing when I saw the Panda glaring at me. I lowered my head.

"I'm sorry," I muttered.

"Don't apologize to me," the Panda hissed. "You know what happens when angels mate with humans." I quickly shushed him before looking over at the bathroom.

"Not so loud," I whispered. Bookman gave me a strange look. It didn't take him long to see what the problem was.

"You didn't tell her what you were, did you?" he asked.

"No," I said through clenched teeth. That old Panda flicked out his cigarette.

"This is not good," he whispered.

"I know," I muttered. We looked up when heard the bathroom door open. Ami stood in the doorway looking at the both of us.

"Am I interrupting anything?" she asked.

"Where are your parents?" that Old Panda asked. Ami pressed her lips together as she gave him a blank stare. The expression on her face threw me for a loop. I expected her to throw back a snotty comment at him.

"Why?" she asked in a high-pitched yelp.

"Ami!" we all heard an old lady yell. Before we had the chance to respond, said old lady opened my door with a slam.

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