Eridan lay on his back on a floatie couch on top of the water and opened his editor’s copy of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Multiverse, opening up his draft of his latest article. He scrolled down it a bit and it played to him, “The existence of so many parallel worlds and timelines and places means that it is almost impossible not to meet an alternate version of yourself at some point, and often in some form of romantic encounter. High ranking experts have hypothesized that the stability of most long-term civilizations is due to six-month sex escapades with alternate versions of yourself; the experts tend to say this after spending six months away from work for no public reason and may be biased on this matter.’ 

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