"They walked down the hall of their soundproofed Happylife Home, which had cost them thirty thousand dollars installed, this house which clothed and fed and roced them to sleep and played and sang and was good to then."
"The lions stood looking at George and Lydia Hadley with terrible green-yellow eyes."
At dinner they are alone for Wendy and Peter were at a special plastic carnaval across twon and bad televised home to say they'ed be late to go ahead eating.
As for the nursery thought Gergoge Hadley it won't hurt for the childern to be locked out of it for awhile.
"Just then they heard the children calling, 'Daddy, Mommy, come quick-quick!' They went downstaires in the air flue and ran down the hall. The children were nowhere in sight. 'Wendy? Peter!'They ran into the nursery. The veltland was empty save for the lions waiting, looking at them. 'Peter, Wendy?' The door slammed.
"Mr. Hadley looked at his wife and they turned and looked back at the beasts edging slowly forward crouching, tails stiff. Mr. and Mrs. Hadley screamed. And suddenly they relaized why those other screams bad sounded familiar."