The Shark rips open a large package with delight.
A Shark Shriek is heard throughout the office. Minion whiskers wriggle. Something delightful? Or just another chum, discarded?
Minions carefully eye the wrapping. Aha! A clue! "From: MouseBootsEditor"
"Back to work!" comes the Shark Bark, and minions scatter.
Minion #1 however, is careful to hide under the desk, hidden by piles of manuscripts, whisky bottles, distraught queriers and three sobbing editors from the HouseWhichShallNotBeNamed.
A clever beast, Minion #1 has learned that Shark shrieks and packages from MouseBoots Editor are sure signs of SomethingGoodToRead. Learning that life cannot be sustained by
Unbeknownst to Minion #1, Minion #2 has also learned about shrieks, packages and
A plaintive wail by co-conspirator Minion #3 "I don't know what to do with this photo of Jeff Somers without pants! Do I need to call Gothamist...or MoMA?" lures The Shark from her Reef.
Minions pounce from all angles
A frustrated shriek from the Minion Mosh Pit
The Shark, wise to the ways of wily minions, and no slouch herself when it comes to purloined prizes, has taken the bounty with her.
Minions 1, 2, and 3 sob uncontrollably because they did not get a copy of GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS.
The Shark swims off, cackling with glee that she's the first to know what a deliciously marvelous book this is, and that she'll be able to get the minions to work even longer hours with the promise of such a great reward--after she finishes reading it of course.
Sadly, the Shark failed to realize THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS is now available for sale...which explains why Minions 1, 2, and 3 are on their way to the bookstore, not in their proper place in the reef.