“Well, this isn’t going to do much to add to my popularity,” Gregor thought. He hoisted himself on his painfully thin spindly legs and wobbled out toward his family.
“Boy, I’m not very coordinated,” he thought. “I used to be able to fairly well fly through the air.”
“Gregor!” screamed his mother,”you’re a bug!”
“Tell me what I don’t know,” replied Gregor.
“We’ll have to get you to a specialist,” said Gregor’s father. “Maybe they can turn you back into bacteria like all the rest of us.”
Poor Gregor’s plight is nothing to sneeze at. Turning a bug back into bacteria has got to be almost as difficult as being an executive at Sony Pictures these days.
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