ME: For some reason, I can’t get this report orb to beam.
HOTSHOT: Well, go ahead and materialize the topaz orb first. That should launch your facefield preferences.
ME: OK, here goes … Wait, remind me, how do I get to the topaz orb? Sorry, I knew how to do this just a second ago—I imagine a shape, right?
HOTSHOT: Kind of. Defocus your eyes and visualize a beam of light illuminating a rhombus. That will materialize the topaz orb.
ME: Hmm … It’s still not working.
HOTSHOT: OK, let’s back up a step. Which wormhole did you do your push-up in?
ME: I’m pretty sure it was Wormhole Gamma. But I did a sit-up. Does a sit-up not work?
HOTSHOT: Oh, you did a sit-up? (Smirk.) Yeah. That’s probably why it’s not working. Try it again.
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