"I, uh...well, no, not exactly. In fact...not at all. Sounded menacing, though. Wanted to 'get' me, but I don't know why."
"For food," his father said bluntly. "If we're both thinking of the same parasite, then it just wanted a food source, which is ironic, since it only eats for pleasure. It's not like it can die, per se."