She took him to a huge room, it was decorated in quite modern manner, except the electronic stuffs, a very lavish home without a tv, computer or cellphone… sort of thing.
He fished out his cellphone, it has stopped working, so had his watch.
“They will go back to their normal self when you return to your world.” Indu smiled. “Time does not exists here in your sense… You can take your bath, your dinner will be served here, any preferences?”
“Anything healthy…” he smiled. He really wanted a good bath and sleep quite a lot.
The dinner was served when he came out of the toilet, a nice heavy dinner.
He went out of the room for a walk after sdinner.
The sky above has turned into very deep shade of gold, almost black. There were no stars or moon…
“It’s not sky.” a gentle voice spoke right behind him, he turned, it was the satyr (a creature half man, half goat) who has greeted him on the jetty.
“Then what is it?” he asked.
“It’s the roof of the cave in which your ancestors have built the magic realm.” the satyr answered.
“Is it underwater?” he asked, “Under the ocean?”
“Its in another dimension, a parallel universe as you say in your language.” the satyr answered.
“What is outside this cave then?” he asked.
“Ah… a very scary world…” the satyr replied.
“Is it a magic world?” He asked more curious.
“A dark magic world, that is why your ancestors brought it to this realm, so that if the barrier is ruined some day the creatures of this world will know how to control the creatures imprisoned behind those doors…” the satyr pointed his finger at the door of a palace.
That palace was magnificent… or maybe, that will be an understatement. He instantly recognized the material, it was of the same material of those keys. That material was used to build it.
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