"Be careful, Shira," Mira said. "You don't want to break him."
"Oh my god, Mira! I can't keep my hands off of this little guy." Shira bubbled. "Have you ever seen anything so cute in your whole life?"
"Just remember what happened to Mister Cotton Tail," Mira warned, shaking her head with a queesy look on her face.
Shira thrust her new plaything high above her head and peered up at him with manic delight. "I'd never squish my cute widdle wuv toy," she crooned.
Spock's spine snapped like a twig as he finally comprehended the essential absurdity of life.