There was a CRASH! from downstairs. Pudding awoke with a start. What was that?! she thought. Did Speedy break in again?! She crept silently down the stairs to investigate.
Audrey and Mi were standing around a large circle on the floor. Actually, only Audrey was standing; Mi was lying unconscious underneath a lamp.
"I knew that would wake you up!" Audrey said, grinning.
"Ugh...what are you doing here?" Pudding asked, tired.
"Well," said Audrey, "I was studying Hetrean magic, and I discovered something incredible!" She gestured to the circle. "This, right here, is a portal to another dimension!"
"Another dimension?" Pudding asked. Audrey nodded.
"Once we step in this circle, we'll be sent to another Hetrea somewhere in the multiverse!" Audrey calmed down. "Well, not quite. See your brother lying unconscious on the floor over there?" She pointed to Mi. Pudding nodded. "Take him down to the basement." Pudding grabbed her brother and started walking down the stairs to the basement.
When Pudding went down to the basement, she saw a sticky note on the wall. Bring his spare goggles back up. Pudding grabbed Mi’s spare goggles and ran back upstairs.
“I got the goggles!” Pudding said.
“Good,” Audrey said. “Now, put them on; they’ll protect your eyes from the space between dimensions.” Pudding put on the goggles. “You ready?” Audrey asked. Pudding nodded. “Get in the circle with me.”
Pudding and Audrey entered the circle. Audrey chanted something in a weird language, and the circle started glowing green. Pudding braced herself.
And, just like that, they were gone.