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Text text text... "Would you or a representative like to come visit our ship? And leave your phone behind but it wouldn't help you anyway from that far away."

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"I will see about a representative." She gets up and bows and goes off.

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She'll wait.

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After a while a new magical girl appears - lavender and yellow and red-orange, like saffron crocuses - and introduces herself as Xing Tian, the chosen representative to visit the ship.

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A teleporter arrives to whisk them away to a spaceship.

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Xing Tian is politely awed. "It doesn't cost you anything to teleport like that?"

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"I'm not even a magic rock, I just teleport."

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"For free! That's amazing."

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"That is certainly one way to put it. Or 'implausible', that also works. - Though in my case it isn't, someone just wished for me to be able to teleport."

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"Wow, they must have wanted that so much, I've never heard of a wish being that strong!"

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"Yeah, they didn't pay the Kyubey tax," Relu says. "Wishes just are that powerful."

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"The Kyubey tax? Our wishes are helping the Kyubeys too?"

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"Oh, good. I never got up the nerve to ask, but I always wondered what they eat and if they're hungry."

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"You're kinder than they deserve," says Relu.

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"Well, I don't think anything ought to have to be hungry!"

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"I can't remember everything about all the planets, is everyone on Earth fed or should we help you arrange that next?" asks Relu.

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"I think there's enough food but it's hard to get it to people in Africa for some reason."

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"Well, that's a problem you're not going to have once you have infinite free magic."

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"I guess not!"

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"So." The conference room on this spaceship has several seats around a small central table that currently has a map of Earth projected onto it from the ceiling. Relu gestures to a seat opposite the window that currently looks out on Katme. "Have a seat, make yourself comfortable. I have a few more big revelations about the fundamental nature of what's happening here to get through before we've filled in enough of the gaps that even the broad strokes start making sense."

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Xing Tian sits, wide-eyed. "Where's that?" she asks, pointing at Katme.

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"It's a planet in another solar system. It has no human habitations yet. It has many names in many languages but none of them will be clarifying to you. The nearest aliens have neglected to colonize it because they go into heat annually and the year is the wrong length for them here."

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"Wow." She adopts a studious expression and waits for whatever's next.

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Relu sits across from her. Valan lurks by the door. "And you couldn't reach it from your Earth by passing through space in any direction," says Relu. "There are multiple universes."

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