The first thing to know about Limpet is that his favourite ice cream was vanilla.
There was nothing dangerous about vanilla ice cream. Nothing that might jump out and attack you.
Whatever might attack you from an ice cream? you ask.
Limpet knew every way an ice cream might attack you. He had written them all down in his notebook of Things That Might Go (Badly) Wrong.
A chocolate might go up your nose and poke your brain.
Strawberry sauce might cause a wasp to get stuck on your lip.
And then another wasp might attack you to rescue its wasp friend.
Sprinkles might make you sneeze really loudly and Limpet’s one wobbly tooth might fall out in the sneeze and rocket up someone’s nose and that person would have to live with a tooth up their nose for the rest of their life and…