Thanks to a comment by Avalon, all three of my children are now enamoured of the idea of a wicked stepparent. They are wild for my archangel to do something egregious, and hope that Li will date soon and often.
They imagine something like a black book by Hilaire Belloc.
A – Arthur: Who bribed us with cheap lame toys, and then broke our video game system and told our mother one of us must have done it. We put things in his coat pockets in stores when he wasn’t looking and so our mother broke up with him because she thought he had a shoplifting problem.