(pause, while two adults look up from their recipe and change mental gears)
Because it's a sacrifice, right?
(two adults nod)
And the metal disappears, and the guy says, hey - where did it go? And then, clang! It falls on his head. The kid grins. Guess it never made it out of the Earth's gravity.
(two adults stare, one possibly smiling slightly, the other choking on a theological lecture)