My Exploding Cat

Just stories and drawings really, no actual fissile felines.

Chapter 63


In short, we ended up taking all of the books back to Earth. Liana the mermaid librarian received both the books and the story of what we’d done. I delivered both to her myself, seeing as I’d been around the longest and done most of it.
I still didn’t entirely know what I was going to do. As far as I’d planned, I was going to stick around here for a while. But something was nagging at me, like I’d left a loose end flapping around, as if I’d skipped a certain part of reading a book and didn’t get all the story, or left a side quest unfinished in a video game.
“Well,” Sophie said, “at least you can’t get picked on. I mean, I don’t think you’re going to be doing any homework anytime soon other than your own.”
“It’ll be nice to do something once,” I said in agreement. I just felt like I wasn’t going to make much productive use of my magic, not here. But I didn’t want to be worshiped as a magic teacher, writing didn’t make real use of my magic, and neither did teaching English. Maybe I’d join the army for a while, win a couple of wars…? I don’t know. I mean, Sophie could easily be a magic teacher, and Hannah could be a doctor, and Ryder could teach horseback riding. Angel is Hannah’s best friend, and would end up as her assistant nurse or something. Molly would probably set up an agency here or join the FBI or the CIA. It would almost make sure that nobody would have to go and save the…
That’s it!

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