“Just like the real thing, no? What do you think?”
I looked across the weathered stone of the ancient town.
“Impressive.” I continued to take in my surroundings. Every detail was perfect. “You’ve never actually been to Earth, have you?”
“It is not a pleasure I’ve yet to experience. Why?”
My gaze swept past the medieval French towers, lingered on the splash of ancient Timbuktu, ran across the Japanese temple and stopped at the Aztec pyramid at the outskirts. The hodge-podge of styles and cultures was in ways pleasing, but for the most part very jarring.
“Uhm, just a hunch.”
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