Uh huh. Well, I know what that is.
No…no, don’t try to leave, honey. She wants to be with her Mommy. And if she senses we’re growing far apart, she’ll release more of the paralysis toxin. The only reason you’re conscious is that I’m here. She only needs to do that for a few days, though. She’s got filaments spreading along your nerve fibres, and when they reach your brain she can take control. You’ll be free to move and speak and stuff, but she’ll be in charge. That way she can keep you safe as she incubates and feeds. It’s like being carried around wrapped in a cushion of your favourite food!