Mommy: Otto, would you like to tell a story with me?
Mommy: Once upon a time, there was a brave knight named…
Mommy: Once upon a time, there was a brave knight named Frankie. He was in love with a brave princess named…
Mommy: Brave knight Frankie was in love with the brave princess Lillian.
Otto: No! No, Mommy, her name is Jasmine.
Mommy: OK. Once upon a time there was a brave knight named Frankie, and he was in love with the brave princess Jasmine?
Mommy: They really wanted to get married, but first, they had to prove themselves, so they went on a quest – an adventure. Where did they go, Otto?
Otto: They climbed a mountain.
Mommy: Brave knight Frankie and Brave Princess Jasmine climbed a mountain.
Otto: Over all the rocks!
Mommy: Over all the rocks. They climbed up and up and up and up and up. And up! And finally, after a long, long climb, they reached the top!
Mommy: They looked up over the very last rock, and what do you think they saw?
Otto: A dragon!
Mommy: A dragon? What kind?
Otto: A YELLOW dragon! No…a GIRL yellow dragon! No, no, no! A lot of girl yellow dragons!!
Mommy: OK, so Brave Knight Frankie and Brave Princess Jasmine got to the top of the mountains and found a whole bunch of girl dragons.
Otto: YELLOW girl dragons, Mommy.
Mommy: Yellow girl dragons. So Brave Knight Frankie and Brave Princess Jasmine found a lot of yellow girl dragons. Then what happened?
Otto: The dragons ate them. The End.
Otto’s Summary of his Story to Uncle Tym later:
Mommy: Otto, tell Uncle Tym your story.
Mommy: The story about Brave Knight Frankie and Brave Princess Lillian.
Mommy: That’s right, Jasmine. What happened to them, where did they go?
Otto: Into the dragons’ mouth.