@drakemallard "Portal? Oh. You mean that swirling vortex of doom? I had a quite the trip, man." In more ways than one. "First there was scary place where the sky was red and it stank to high heavens. But I made that better." Negaduck better not go home right now. "Then I ended up here through another doom vortex."
Sensing his fear, Lexi reached across the table for Drake's hand. "No, you don't sound crazy at all. To be honest, I did not drop in on you just because I like trees and the song you were singing..."
She pulled her hand back and blushed, looking around the restaurant nervously before confiding to him. "I'm an empath. A real one, with...other powers. I sensed your positive aura and tracked you to the park. Don't worry! I won't hurt you or do anything weird or scary." She smiled gently. "I looked for you because I was hoping you could give me some advice on how to stay cheerful and relaxed. I get wornout from sensing other people's feelings and sometimes it is hard for me to be happy, even when all is going well in my life. But nevermind that. You need help, and I'd be happy to help you. If I can..." She fidgeted nervously with her cup.
"Oh no. I'm sorry. Maybe I could help, or find someone else who can?" Lexi offered kindly. "I have a map." She unfolded a regular paper city map and a map of Calisota for the mallard to look at. "We are here rght now. The park is over here." So familiar yet so different.
"This might sound strange but I believe I accidentally stumbled into your world through a portal."
Or it's possible he was experiencing a dream induced by his medication and he was really at home on his sofa having nodded off.
At least that...
"Oh. Thank you." Posiduck blushed. "Say do you know where one could find a nice place for food?"
He might have an idea where such a place might be as this city looked identical to his own but he rather be sure first.
Plus, he didn't want to...
"You could say I'm from a different place." Posiduck replied. He was a little confused by her statement about his energy.
He didn't feel any different. Although, maybe he was since he wasn't from here.
He finished his chain of flowers and...