editor’s note: Like a pearl diver swimming in a quagmire, I cannon-balled into the miasma of internet fiction. But what a gem I found for you! They say Love is all it takes to make a family. But in this short story, sound-proofing, creative babysitters, a rolodex of activist dykes, and a varied supply of baby werewolf chew toys give Love a helping, and sometimes hilarious, hand.
“How could you not be a basket case?” I stared out the window. “You’re in mourning and there’s a rabid frigging monster in your basement.”
A faint “Aroo” trickled from the speaker.
“So? You think you’re such a catch?”