"Well, this is weird and on short notice, but... What, do you need me to deliver a package or something? I've never been to the Water Kingdom before, so, uh, are you paying for transportation?" Horbin found himself suddenly overthinking all of the details, but it seemed impossible not to. Wasn't he supposed to be doing something on the farm?

The creature squinted at him apprehensively, and then threw their arms up in the air in seeming exasperation. "What- No! Look, I'm talking the whole world at stake here! This planet, bang!"

Horbin slowly blinked, and then nodded in understanding. "I'm having one of those dreams."