Prompt: other worlds than these

Ezra looked over at Chrislyn and grimaced. “Are you absolutely sure they’re ready for this?” he asked. He shook his head and added, “I mean, they’ve been working under the assumption that most the more amazing things we do are thanks to advanced technology.”

Chrislyn smirked. “Yes, any sufficiently advanced technology might appear as magic,” he said. Shaking his head, he looked down at the memo he’d been given. “It is past time they learned that the corollary is also true, Ezra.”

“What if they don’t believe me?” Ezra said. He adjusted his glasses. How was he supposed to convince a group that was basically paid to be skeptical that he was telling the truth – that there was more to the world than what they could see and measure?

Chrislyn smiled. “We have faith that you will find a way to convince them,” he said. He patted Ezra on the arm and then turned away.

“I’m glad one of us is that confident,” Ezra called. Then he steeled himself and turned towards the conference room. He looked out at the assembled members of the press and forced an easy smile onto his face. “Good morning,” he said, “let’s get right to it, shall we?”