The Cave Twins
"I'm sure the eggs must be done by this time," said Firetop.
Grannie reached down and poked the ashes away from the eggs. They were very hot, but her hands were so tough and horny that she could even handle live coals. She gave one egg to Firefly. Firefly took it in her hand, but her hands were not quite so tough as Grannie's and it burned her like everything! She dropped it on the ground, squealing with pain. It was cooked so hard that it did not spill, though the shell was broken. Grannie laughed.
"Aha," she said, "I'm even with you now for giving me such a scare."
"Ho," boasted Firetop, "that's nothing. Watch me! I guess if you can handle them I can." He reached down and picked up an egg and held it in his hand. It w