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Aug 12, 2020 7:23 PM
the classic twin trope strikes again
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There is not much. The apartment is small even by Reds standards. Someone bangs on the ceiling because of the earlier scream. They don't sound particularly concerned with this apartment's inhabitants, just annoyed by the noise. Heri picks up the things he thinks his aunt might miss, which amount to a fair amount of the apartment's contents and not that much at same time.

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Tobir follows him, looking around somewhat unhappily, but doesn't comment. 

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Once that's done they can go back to the infirmary to see if Roaja has woken up yet. Getting her cooperation is the last thing standing in the way of moving their things into the new world.

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Roaja is awake... she does not look particularly happy. When they walk in she gives that sort of "caught red handling what they shouldn't" look. Instinctively flinching, but then she catches sight of Remi and Heri and minutely relaxes.

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"Hey, Remi! We talked with Roaja and convinced her that a world where she never has to worry about being killed, or have to work, or lack for babies to have is better than not that."

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He's a cross between exasperated by and amused by this explanation. "I'm glad they were able to convince you," he tells Roaja after a moment. "We collected the things Heri thought you'd want from your home. If everything seems to be in order there..." He looks around at everyone in the room. "I suppose we should say good bye to the others, and then be on our way? If we can find them." 

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Roaja just nods at this. "I... should look. And see if Heri didn't miss anything." She gets up to do that.

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Felix is findable, he was flying outside, with the Henry with him riding.

They land and he changes back to human form. "Hey, Angel and Alex got tired and rented a room."

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"We talked, and eventually decided to send a pair of Henry and Gabe to both worlds. And Felix thinks some people might want to move to ours - we settled on the name Crystalsky - but he doesn't think there is any near the door."

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He nods, "Well, we're about ready to go," he tells them. "But we could wait if you wanted to hold the door until they can get here. Though, you mentioned Gabe finds the door fairly often, yes?"

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"They do. There was a solid period of eight weeks when all of our Gabes found doors."

"They are not that far, you four can settle in while we hold the door and call for them. No worries."

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Back inside and Roaja has piled up some more things to bring. But there is nothing in the way.

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"Alright," he agrees.

Remi and Tobir only have the two boxes, so they can take some of her things as well. Once someone opens the door, they can carry everything inside, and then close the door so Felix can use it to call over the people he thinks will want to move to Crystalsky from his own world. 

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Felix sets about to do that, which is bound to take a while.

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They call the emigrating Henries and Gabes. They are bit, but not a lot, older than the ones Remi have been talking to. The ones going to Felix's old go about fetching people that might be interesting leaving that Earth. While the other two wait for Angel and Alex to come down.

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The Ex-Amentan party settles at a table. Remi goes to get some food from Bar, it having been a while since any of the kids did that. Then he sets up a kids movie on his laptop to entertain them while they wait.

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Eventually, Alex and Angel come back downstairs. 

"Guess we're off," Alex says.

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"You've got everything worked out?" 

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"It looks like it," Remi agrees. "Thank you for the help."

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"It was no trouble!" She smiles brightly at him, "Good luck!" She turns that smile on the other four at the table, and then the two of them collect the pair of Henry and Gabe who are moving to their world, have a quick exchange with Felix, and finally open the door to their own world.

Just before she leaves, though, she pauses by one of the Henries still inside the bar. "You should keep working on the cloning problem," she suggests, a little absently. "I think you're not all that far from an actual solution, instead of a stopgap." 

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Henry is surprised enough to just say. "Oh, thank you."

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She blinks, and smiles at him, "You're welcome," she says.

They head out the door, back to their own world. 

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After a few hours of waiting, Remi suggests that they rent a room so the kids can have a nap. Hopefully the time streams in the bar will also cooperate in letting time pass more quickly in the bar room while they're gone. 

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Sadly, Felix's door is in the caves under his family state, so not the most accessible. They eventually get a servant to keep the door open. Felix calls Remi and a Henry to keep up to date on the situation.

"It looks like it's going to take a few days until we can figure out who we want to send. There are a couple of monsters willing to go - ah, that's the term for magical critters whose species lack medallions - and some medallion-less critters who might be willing in exchange for a medallion."

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"Medallion? I think if it's going to take more than two days I will want the Amentans through the door. Milliways tends to get weird when people try to hold onto it for too long and I don't want them stuck on Amenta."

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