Ice Like Elsa
F (breaking character): Daddy, it just gets in the way.
D (knowing they’ve been watching a little Spiderman and Friends with Papa on Saturday mornings): Hmmm. You know, that blue is really blue. It’s like ice blue.
F: But, it just doesn’t work.
D: But, it’s blue…like water…maybe frozen water, like ice…and [touching it] kind of cold.
F: No, it’s not.
D (touching it gingerly and jumping back): Oh, spiders don’t like cold!
F (smiling): It’s cold?
D (Black Widow Spider voice): Don’t you spray me with that ice, Wonder Boy!
F (gears turning): You know, it could be like the ice that Iceman can shoot. I like the Iceman. Because he can just shoot ice like Elsa. (Pause.) Cory! Cory! I have new powers like Iceman and Elsa. See, I show you…