"What?" I say, not trusting my ears on this one
"I want to die," he says again, confirming that my ears have not deceived me.
"No!" I say, "That's terrible."
And he throws his body to the ground in dramatic mock death. His tiny grin shows just how pleased he is with his terrible demise.
Uh oh. Looks like I've got a future goth on my hands. Oh boy.