Rodney stared at the rubber duck in John's hand. It stared back, silently mocking. John squeezed its body, causing the duck to squeak happily. Rodney frowned at them both, hands twitching with the effort not to toss the duck aside and continue on.
"Why do you have that?" He asked.
"You nearly forgot your gift from Madison," John said.
"Rodney. Your niece gave you this nice gift. Are you going to lie and tell her you never used it?"
Rodney sighed and took it gingerly.
"We will never speak of this again."