One starts to fall. The other catches her by the arm, flings out - wing-shapes of light - and slows her, spiraling down until they're at street level.
"Yeah, they have a significantly lower crime rate than us or you despite, uh, incompetent instruction on how to stay out of trouble."
"You don't think they'd figure it out eventually anyway?"
"Whereas this way any one of them could figure it out?"
"And some countries will not be great about enforcing the law when that requires killing them."
"Can a spell that protects elementals from this be designed -"
"You've probably got a couple years before they're of elemental-enslaving age."
"Even once there are even more mages?"
"With the right PR campaign probably lots will."
"How are your students doing at the magic?"
Parties with small children beam at the small children.
"If your magic is contagious that's a constraint on hopping worlds looking for things that can solve our problems - you may be springing elementals and mages everywhere - and it seems likely aliens in our universe also got elementals and mages recently..."
"Timing matches the second batch of rescuees, yeah. But it could be that elemental-time-in-universe builds up some magic effect or something. Once the colony planets have more people we can find out if it's per-planet or per-universe, at least."
"Uh huh - and that's with a substantial elemental population."