“Are you ready?”
asked the scientist with the clipboard as she opened the door to a climate-controlled room.
“It’s a little late to be wielding sWords, don’t you think? This story is already over!!” laughed the mermaid with human legs.
“Quite the contrary,” said the scientist.
“The story is over for them….
….which means… ” she said nodding to the other door…..
“that the story for you….is just about to begin.”