She paused, searching for a way to lean towards the optimistic, as was her desire and wont. But frankly, given the turbid material with which she had to work, she'd be the first to admit that was a tall order.
"Best case scenario, this is Amway."
Before the woman could continue her husband was up and marching barefoot, save for socks, to the boy's room with all the perspiration and urgency of purpose an exorcism necessitates.
"Nutritional supplements are a thriving industry. We're not trying to take over the world. Just make it a little healthier. " said the boy in an uncharacteristic, and alarmingly practiced tone.
The man eyed the boy in measured contemplation. Considering whether his son was elaborately baiting him into some sort of lesson on Bulverism. With no small regret, he dismissed the theory as unlikely.