Once the Doppelganger reached the next island, Winsome sent Laurie off on another delivery immediately. This telescope would be the last, but Laurie still wondered how on Earth they fit into Winsome’s plan.
“Some things in life you just have to see for yourself!” Winsome said with a smile.
Laurie found it hard to argue with the excitement in Winsome’s voice, so she just trusted the usual set of odd directions to lead her to an answer. Before long, she and Xor reached an enormous tree. A long, twisty staircase wrapped around the trunk and up into the leaves, and a young woman stood at the base.
“Hello, Laurie! ...