In my astonishment, I performed a double-take of almost comical magnitude, thereby fumbling my attempt to keep my pinball in play.
"You named your child Thanatos?" I exclaimed, a blend of puzzlement and pity coloring the question.
"Yeah," the dad replied, visibly proud of his cleverness. "It means – "
"I know what it means," I interrupted in what I hoped was a neutral voice. "I just hadn't expected to encounter a child with that name." More...