At first, everything seemed normal. Just a stroll along the canals, as she had done so many times before. But then she looked up.
Above her head, the canal, houses and people curved up into -somehow- infinity.
“This feels exactly like my dreams,” Nergui said. She stared in wonder and stopped to lean on the railing, conscious of the bustle of people walking towards her.
Zara looked over her shoulder, and said matter-of-factly, “Yes, of course. It is a dream.” She raised her arm and pointed towards an especially tall, slim house somewhere up the curve. “Come. The person we need to see is in that house.”
January 26, 2022