a rat! Oh my God! Dios mío!
There's a rat in the bed!"
I'd just fallen asleep when I heard Mami screaming. I jumped up, grabbed the staple gun and a paint roller, and ran to her.
"Iris, stay back!" Freddy stood in the doorway to the living room with his baseball bat. Mami was hopping around like the floor was on fire. "It's okay, Ma! Calm down! Relax!" He rushed in and poked the
bat into the corners of the pullout sofa. "Which way'd he go?"
"I don't know!" Mami climbed up on a chair. "All I know, he was huge! He was making the whole bed shake, he was so...