Oh, re-hee-heeeaaally? I walked off, hands on hips, sucking in air, trying to calm myself. Then I smiled. Mine is an evil smile.
"Fine. Your punishment for openly defying me and being a jerk about it is that you will read the book. All of it. Cover to cover. And believe me, you're going to want to stop. But I'm not going to let you. And there will be a quiz when you're done."
I walked off laughing, he sat there, stunned, the tiniest of lip quivers forming.
Score one for this mama.