Bennett (thinking): It’s time to admit that my original designs for a Being aren’t working out so well. I thought it was lucky when I ended up with her. Gave her the name of a goddess, made big plans . . .

She was supposed to be a “threat” for me to heroically stand up against. But even in her giant-animal form, people rarely took her seriously.

And her human form! I wanted her to look like someone I could imagine hiring — a loyal subordinate who makes me look good. Instead I got this playful, unruly little kid!

A kid who’s the exact age my ex-wife’s baby would have been, if she hadn’t —

Get ahold of yourself, Bennett. Tears are not part of your image.