She froze, staring at the eyes that had appeared behind the sink overflow.

"Oops!" It squeaked. "You weren't supposed to see me."

"W-what are you?" She stammered.

"Rude! But you're new here. Previous owner was kind to us, we look after the place. I'm unclogging your drain."

She thought about the myriad ways her life had improved since moving here; things always where she looked for them, light bulbs that never broke, cupboards that were always clean.


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