Even her monster lacks the strangeness with which Chorao used to surround her more natural characters, though she does her best to liven up this silly little conceit about the innocent friendship between Dr. Frankenstein's dog and his less intelligent, newly created monster. And Wahl adds nothing at all to his initial, minimally promising idea. The two companions romp, fetch sticks, eat together from bowls on the floor, and go to sleep curled up together--whereupon the dog expresses his affection with ""Dear Monster, good night! Sleep tight! Don't let the bed bugs bite!"" Better yet, don't nibble.