Part 23: In Which Will Has Much to Apologize For
So lovable that they didnt even ask him if a bunch of random strangers could crash at his house. Still not sure if anybody actually talked to him about that before he left.
They play games with human lives
Not seeing how that makes them different from anywhere else.
Freejia was the same way, but beautiful. Things always have another side to them
I guess he went to look for him.
Has he been strange lately?
No stranger than usual.
Go outside and look behind the house. I feel a little guilty, but
Ill take a look when I have a minute.
Its called a houseboat, Neil. I think theyre way ahead of you here.
Everybody else is going to hang back in the house, so were free to explore. Its picturesque.
Im really sorry to hear that. Ill just be going now.
What. The. Hell.
This animal is called a Kruk. Its good for crossing the desert. It can live without food or water for a long time.
So like a camel?
They say fluid from its body can cure anything. Chinese medicine has many strange things, but drinking an insects bodily fluids
I just watched a man turn himself into a living painting. Miracle bug juice sounds like a downgrade in crazy.
I guess thats one way to move around a water city. Id suggest a magical thing called a boat but I think youd just look at me like the Kruk guy did.
He was with the explorer, Olman, on his expedition to the Tower of Babel. The crazy old man has grey hair, but they say hes still young.
there are a lot of people in this town Im having to apologize to.
Lady, thats the best news Ive heard in this town. Thank you for restoring my faith in humanity.
And thank you for destroying it again. I notice you didnt mention where your toilets are, so now Im going to set up a rain water collector.
On a slightly lighter note, another Red Jewel is always welcome. Theres a couple of these scattered around Watermia.
Along with a Dark Space in somebodys house. The placement of these things is really random if you actually stop to think about it.
After that, were running out of things to do around town so we might as well take the lily pad express
But it looks like well have to come back later.
Dont you mean very rich?
That could happen too, I guess.
This might be somebodys betting stake, but its ours now.
Something tells me that you dont understand odds very well.
Our old friend Jeweler Gem is hanging around as well, but were still one gem short of Dark Power. Even when you get things early, the game is very careful to make sure that you dont get them too early. Not that Dark Power would be that helpful for the next dungeon.
Okay, now Im just starting to think that you guys dont understand gambling.
I think we can add throw up in it to that list of what people do in the water around here.
Oh, this is going to be good.
I was parched after the journey. Blisters on my feet, but I wrapped them in my handkerchief. Before, I would have complained, but I didnt say anything. I think Ive changed a little. Im pleased that I can be so concerned with someone else.
If you wish over a lotus leaf on a full moon night, your love will notice you. A good saying. Maybe Ill try it
Well, color me obscurely disappointed. Its almost like she guessed someone would find this and made it as vague as possible.
I finally met my lost father, but
Yeah. Im really sorry about that. Ill just let you two
Im preparing Lillys birthday party. I want to finish by dark. Lets go to our room.
Or you can move on with your life. That works too.
What? Everybody remembered my birthday?
Didnt you expect it? Everybody kept it secret to surprise you.
Hey Kara. Bring that.
Ha ha ha. My first cake. It was harder than building an airplane.
And you have no idea how strange a thing that is to say. As long as you didnt use oil and gas in the cake too.
Thank you, everyone Im the luckiest girl in the world.
Huh? I wonder what? Excuse me everyone. Ill be right back..
Youre not yourself. Relax.
Youre right. Im not myself right now. This is your birthday present. I hope you like it.
Wait, rose buds. Theyll open up into roses. They smell wonderful thank you. Theyre beautiful
Okay, her turning into a flower was WAY down the list of responses I imagined.
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