... brush end of a broom, chastising her and punctuating each point with a
thump to the back of her head, "No, Jenny! Bad robot! We don't! Eat!
Silver! Shell's! Shoulder! Geddoffa him!"
Jenny disengaged herself from Sheldon, seemingly
unable to chew a piece off of Silver's Shell's armoured chassis. Not for lack
of trying though, thought Sheldon as he gently poked at the bite mark his
girlfriend had left. "But he tastes so goooood!" Jenny whined,
falling to her knees on the floor and clutching her swollen belly. "Just
what the hell is going on here?" demanded Sheldon, relieved to see Jenny's
mother walking up from the basement and joining them in the front foyer.
Nora wiped sweat from her forehead, clearly
flustered, and reached into a cardboard box she had carried up with her.
"Jenny is getting cravings." She explained, pulling out a small sheet
of scrap metal and handing it to the eager XJ9. Without ceremony Jenny crumpled
the metal and shoved it into her mouth, noisily crushing it into a wadded-up
ball and swallowing it almost whole. "Ahhh, delicious zinc..." Jenny
sighed, reclining back onto her hands when she was finished. "Got any
Beryllium mom?" she chimed, eagerly eyeing Mrs. Wakeman's box of spare
"Let me see..." Nora murmured, rummaging
through the box. As she searched, she continued explaining the situation to
Sheldon. "The XJ1's construction has progressed to the point that it
requires raw materials to build its various components. It's ...