I said, "I'm sorry, buddy. I hope I didn't gouge out your eyeball."
A hopeful look crossed his face as he raised his hand to check, followed by disappointment once he discovered everything was as it should be.
I was reminded of a cartoon strip I read many years ago. Calvin and Hobbes. I told my boy about it. After baths, he sat on my lap as I read to him from the book excerpts we found on Amazon.
They had him at:
Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson: Available here.