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Mimi, a limber okapi with a degree in comparative linguistics, had been banned from her local library for inappropriate behavior. Mimi could laugh about it now, but at the time, it was painful. Mimi had developed a crush on a pelican called Neville, who worked part-time on alphabetizing books in the K aisle. One day Mimi had brought Neville an anchovy-fudge milkshake but dropped it on herself while struggling to get through the revolving door. Mimi felt obliged to clean herself up in the lobby right when the chief book orangutan walked by. Mimi and Neville lost touch after that.

Music pairing: Must Have Been Love by Roxette

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