February 19th, 2009

crazy

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a vicious man-eating alien...

(Living room, last night)

Me: So, Elton John's motion picture company is doing a remake of "Pride and Prejudice"

Dragonsdaughter: Uh-huh...

Me: It's set in Regency England.... country house, comedy of manners, romantic entanglements....

Dragonsdaughter: Oh, really?

Me: Yup. And then an alien spaceship crash-lands, and there's an alien running around killing everybody.

Dragonsdaughter:...

Me: It's called "Pride and Predator."

Dragonsdaughter: ...............

Me: I am not even kidding.

Dragonsdaughter: *glare* I'm going to go back to reading about gay, troll-hunting Vikings now.