“You have to stop the unveiling!” I cried. Outside, the crowd was growing restless. “You’ve opened a doorway you can’t possibly hope to close. The action you’ve taken invites a response.”
The mayor glared at me with contempt. “This town has invested a lot of time and money into this project. We have sponsorships from three major candy companies, and a whole fleet of news vans out there. Las Calinas is getting into the record books with the World’s Largest Piñata.”
“You don’t understand,” I began, but I was too late. I already heard the earth-shaking approach of giant footsteps.

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