The Ever-Drunk

“I be visiting a folk,” Momma
said to me as I walked out of the house to go to the docks. That phrase sounded
like a statement. It was not. When Momma said that to me, she made a request. Mom visited people. And she took me along.

Carcass with a Cape

So, why did the Intelligences go through so much trouble to recreate Earth’s life and human civilization on Terra Beata?