“What RIGHT does he have to act like that!” Chel whispered to herself. Her eyes were burning. “What a jerk,…” She ignored the tears that had forced their way through. She was really upset with Lexx. He shouldn’t have treated her like that, then got mad when she got angry. “Grrr,… I,…”

“Errr,…” Chel’s voice trailed as she realized that Lexx had returned. She looked up with a startled expression, caught completely off guard. Lexx was holding out one of his bookplates to her and had the oddest look on his face.