"Well, there are things you can follow, and things you can't follow, obviously," Vincente shrugged his shoulders. "But my parents let me read Holmes when I was a kid - you know, I grew up with Sherlock Holmes as my hero. When the other kids my age played with toy guns or ninja turtles, I was walking around with a magnifying glass and two baseball caps stacked on top of each other." A small laugh escaped him. Vincente leant down and looked straight into Ira's eyes. "When I was your age, everyone thought I was a freak because of that. I kind of worried at first, but then I decided, sure, why not? So I started liking being a 'freak' - it's quite interesting, you know, being someone different."
LaRe An omnivorous reader with a strangely retentive memory for trifles.