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Jul 19, 2019 4:11 AM
citizens of two nations meet
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"Huh. Bar, can I get a little sample-size cup to try it?"

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14 credits. Little cup.

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"--Huh, that's expensive." She pays for it anyway and takes a sip.

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"Well, of course most things are usually free, in Ibyabek."

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"It's okay. Milkshake's better." She finishes the tea custard and goes back to drinking her shake. 

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He scoffs and sips his custard.

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"I'll buy you one to compare, if you want."

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"Sure," he says, after a moment's thought. "I like ice cream too."

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"What's your favorite flavor? Bar, a milkshake of that flavor for him on me."

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"Red bean," he says, and a red bean milkshake appears. He tastes it. "It's like ice cream," he says. "I guess it's a little better than just melted ice cream."

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"It's way better. But tastes differ, I suppose."

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He finishes the milkshake and goes back to his custard. "Thank you," he says.

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"You're welcome. How does things usually being free...work?"

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"If you need to go to the hospital or something, you can just go. Most planets make you pay for it, even if you're dying."

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"Why do people become doctors, then?"

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"Because they're smart enough to be doctors and we need doctors?"

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"...But...what do they get out of it."

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"They get to be doctors, of course."

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"Why do they want to be doctors? Being a doctor is a lot of work."

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"So is anything else they'd be doing."

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"Why are they doing any of the anything else if they can just get free stuff whenever?"

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"They have to do something."

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"What's making them?"

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"People can't just laze around and not work. If they don't have the work ethic for a good job they'll get one with lots of support instead."

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"What happens if they don't?"

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