You, there. Boy with the broken Placidus. Do you care to make a pact?
No, I need more time. Please just let us have some time.
Time? Do you not care to continue living? If you fail to make a pact before this session is over, you will be voided and null both here and in the waking world.
I just need some time!
Certainly. What will you give me in return?
Eh?? So You'll only give me either more time or citizenship here?
No, I would like to propose a dual pact.
Agh! OK, sure, whatever, just give us a minute!
It is agreed, then. I will return in one minute to collect the first, and you will provide a second boon at a later time.
Wait, that's not what I--