The Proposal

smiling Malian (to mark): Your daughter is beautiful! May I ask to marry her? Mark: (laughing with distrust) Oh, she is much too young!

Smiling Malian: I am very patient.

Mark: (thought bubble) and I am very scared...

Smiling Malian to Caysie: Would you like to be a missionary in Mali?

Mark: (thought bubble) just say no...just say no....

Caysie: Oh yes, that would be fun

Mark: (thought bubble while dragging Caysie away) I've gotta train this kid better...