...the Ash Tree and Mountain. We thought it was a pub--'
'... A pub?' Penny raised an eyebrow.
'... We were hungry, and weren't going to drink.... Maybe a couple butterbeers (it was in a wizard town).'
'... Shush, and let me finish.'
'Sorry. Go on.'
'Right, so..."Ash Tree and Mountain" sounds
like a pub name...how were we to know it meant Yggdrasil and Olympus?'
'Or that that meant only gods were allowed in.'
'Right.' Lisa nodded. 'So, anyway, when we got in, it took them a while to figure out we were mortals (shouldn't have let Odin play bouncer while Argus was on his lunch break), so we had a nice conversation with Hel, Anubis, Hades a--'
'Aren't all those Death gods?'
'Well, gods of the underworld. Close enough. They're surprisingly goofy. We still hang with Ani time to time. He does this trick where--'
'"Ani"?' Penny and Aggie both blinked.
Penny shook her head. 'We got that...why do you call him Ani?'
'He's actually a big Star Wars fan...and despite this, he likes the prequels, so he thinks it's cool.'
'So, anyway, he does this tr--'
Penny coughed. 'Let's skip that digression...sorry for starting it. So, what did they tell you about Hanuman, or Quesadilla, or whoever?'
'... I find it slightly odd you have no trouble with Hanuman, but do with Quetzalcoatl. Well, whatevs. Anyway, it wasn't them, it was Yama. He told us that Hanuman was a real fan. In fact, Quetzalcoatl had inspired him to go to China to become an actor.'
'... China? Why not India?'
'You've never heard Hanuman sing, apparently. Yama says he sounds like a cat with indigestion and a bad mood.'
'And normal Bollywood singers don't?'
'Be nice. Apparently he's starring in a TV series based on the Journey to the West
. Oddly enough, playing Zhu Bajei.'
'... I don't know what that means.'
'Ah, well, nevermind.' Lisa shrugged, and leaned back in her seat, just as the movie got to...