"Mamma, can he be a scientist?", the younger one asked.
"He can be anything he wants to be", I said. Then added, "But to be a scientist, you need to be really good at Maths."
"I don't like Maths", he replied. "But I want to be a scientist, because scientists are really cool. So, I will be a scientist without Maths."
"If you wish."
Oh to be seven and have the world at your command.
A drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.