From the top of the watchtower - it's not very high, but it's up on a little bit of a rise, and none of the other buildings are very high either - it's easy to get a good view of the city.
She bought her clothes from a merchant in the city she lives in, he made them with a special machine. She's from Varayapoli, it's a very long way away. She appreciates the compliment. She doesn't like being hit on.
What's up with the people with wings? They don't have those in Varayapoli.
A machine is a thing that people make that helps you work, or works on its own, so you can get more done. So a good enough smith with the right tools can build machines that substitute for horses, or are like scythes but swing themselves. Do they have water-wheels? Those are a kind of machine.
Varayapoli is a long way away and they do things differently there than they do...
Where is 'here'?
No, see, you need to make the water-wheel out of something that won't melt in water. Like...
(... Does she want to introduce people to technology? Yes, probably, killing people is bad. She guesses. And she'll be more powerful as the Inventor Of Amazing Technology.)
Thank you. "Casox is very far away from Varayapoli. Did I say it right?"
... "Magic school?" There are magic schools? She can learn MAGIC?
... Jinye is not that old, but, uh, she's old enough to try to take over the world so I guess they have a point. "You can't learn magic if you're too old? What kinds of magic are there and what do they do?"
"Amazing! What do they do?"
The kid with glass picks up one of their marbles and it comes apart into neat halves in their hand and then goes back together as though it was never broken. The shine kid makes a little glowy light hovering in the air. The shadow kid crosses his eyes and announces that he's looking up Jinye's nose. The air kid rearranges the shadow kid's hair with a gust of wind from nowhere.
She thinks that all this magic is very interesting. (She wishes she had some.)
Do any of them know what the current technological solution is for milling grain into flour?
... Yyyeah they have much better things in Varayapoli.
(Quick calculation of other available options: No good ones. She thinks she could make it as a singer if she had to? She expects she could do manual labor. She's not happy about either of these options.)
What adults should she talk to if she wants to explain how to make those much better things?
Well, if they'd be willing to introduce her to whoever there's closest to a consensus to...
Excellent! In the grand future she builds, this kid (what's his name?) will be remembered.
Great! Jinye Ajian is pleased to meet Rort's dad!
Ajian says she's from a very long way away and they have a better way to mill grain into flour. Who should she talk to about this?
The extremely simplified version: Big wheel in the river, attached to spoke, attached to grindstone. As long as it's all solidly enough attached, the river will turn the wheel, turning the millstone, so you just have to feed in grain while the millstone turns and it isn't nearly as much work as using hand mills.
Now, for the less simplified version she'd kind of like to talk to someone who can pay her to help make it and spread her reputation as a making-stuff-person, which is a skill she possesses? There's lots of stuff in her home city they don't have here and she's happy to provide everyone with it.