I am Stella, Queen of the Olde English Bulldogges. Lady Human! What is going on? Is there an emergency? Should we start barking?
Me: No, please don’t!
Stella: There is a bright light. Is the sky on fire again?
Me: No, everything is calm.
Stella: Then why are you awake and, more importantly, why am I awake?
Me: I’m just playing a game on my phone. I’m a little wakeful.
Stella: Should I lick your face?
Me: No, that will not make me sleepy. Quite the opposite.
Stella: Should I stare at you without blinking?
Me: That won’t help either.
Stella: I know what to do. I will pound you with my paw until you put your black hand box down. That will work.
Me: Oh, all right.
Stella: Works every time. Now GO TO SLEEP!
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