The Time Traveler's Husband - Part 13

Part 13

What, you thought I'd turn someone gay? (Not that there's anything wrong with that, to quote Seinfeld.)

Comic transcript

TRANSCRIPTION COURTESY OF JOSEPH HOUK - [The back of the limo] (CW) "Remember those few times that we had sex, back at our 'Adam and Eve Challenge'?" (PW, uncertain) "Yyyyeah…" (CW) "Well, one of those times, guess what happened!" (PW) "That was, what, four months ago? Shouldn't you have that little bump by now?" (CW) "And here is the part that made me say 'I don't know how to tell you this'…" [a certain clinic in 2102; CW explains in background] I went into the future, rented a human incubator, and extracted our creation. (Doctor, to "Destiny Logan") "You keeping this one?" (CW as DL) "Yep!" [CW continues] I know it sounds bad, but I knew I'd be showing by wedding day, and I'm not quite ready for the birthing experience anyways. [CW, placing the "Tri- Master 5" Incubator into a closet] Our Baby-in-the-Making is now stashed away in a closet in a spare bedroom. That's what ol' Scotty was getting at. (PW, who is trying to comprehend this) "Let me get this straight… We conceived a child in the distant past, and… uh…" (CW) "It's a 'he'." (PW) "…He's gestating somewhere in our house, in a machine from the distant future!" (CW) "That's gonna be a hell of a story for our son, huh?" (PW) "Yes indeed… If he can keep 'The Big Secret'." (CW) "Right, Right…"

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