The Council members watched the sky in anticipation. They were curious to meet Samuel and Sarah’s friend. They were startled when a voice came from the tree itself.
“Thank you for having me,” said the voice, as if a branch had come alive. “It’s an honor to meet all of you.”
Sitting beside Sarah was the chameleon, Xavier.
The Council members stared in disbelief as Clark proclaimed, “Non-avian creatures are strictly prohibited from Council meetings unless approved of by a two-thirds majority vote.”
“We’re sorry, Clark,” explained Sarah, “but given everyone’s sensitivity over the crisis, we felt that we needed some outside ...