[Quiet Corner]

Layne's expression only grows more and more vacant as she struggles to comprehend what in the wild world Kiki was talking about. Finally though, once the Japanese woman mentioned her home world, Layne understands. Her expression brightens quite suddenly, and she offers a highly enthusiastic nod before gesturing. "Aha!~"

"Okay, I get it. You're an Offworlder, you're not from around here. That explains so much."

"Your world, what's it like?"


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At that, she begins to retrieve a small glass vial from her pocket, carefully drawing a line of strange yellow powder upon the counter.