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  • Maya: Let me off the leash, I won't go far.
    Me: I dunno, you say that now, but what if you see a...
    Maya: Relax, relax... there aren't any squirrels down here. Its a desert canyon! Not like there are trees, really, or nuts.
    Me: Well, I guess I haven't seen any squirrels... but you seem to, I dunno... Find trouble. Quickly.
    Maya: Come on, again, its a friggin' DESERT CANYON! Its not like I can run off! I can only run a little ways ahead, and hardly at all side to side. No squirrels, no little kids, no tennis balls. What's the worst that could happen?
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