‘I don’t believe you!’ Pete Lovelock, the demon detective growled.
‘But it asked so nicely. It said “please”.’
‘Let me get this straight. You rang me, terrified about a monster in your basement and then decide to let it out…because it said please?’
‘What else was I supposed to do?’
‘How about ignore it!’
‘I couldn’t have. That would have been the height of rudeness.’
‘Look, lady. It’s a monster. It can deal with a little bit of impoliteness. Now it’s out there, on the loose, causing who knows how much trouble.’
‘Well, it’s not my problem now. It’s yours.’
This was written for Day 8 of “A Month of Mini Writing Challenges“. See this page here for more details and a list of prompts.