So far, so good! :)
“No treasure,” he repeated as if it were all a grand jest. “No magic mushrooms, not even a gold coin. But hey. I found the princess in the very first castle.”
She nodded slowly, mystified.
He cast his gaze heavenward. “This never happens to Mario.”
She frowned. “Who is Mario?”
“A plumber. You don’t know him.” He pushed a hand through his hair.