“How many children would you like to have?” Asked GarGar.
“I don’t know.” Replied Princess Pirouette tersely.
As both GarGar and Pirouette were only children, the both had an inherit desire to spare their children the loneliness that was endemic with being the one and only. In her mind’s eye, Pirouette usually saw herself with a husband and two children, a boy and a girl, while GarGar imagined a home bursting with kids.
“Do you think six is a good number?” Responded GarGar innocently.
“Six! You want me to endure six pregnancies?” Pirouette couldn’t suppress her laughter. “Do you think it’s just a walk in the park to have a child?”