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April 2018 ISSUE

The Wings of Earth

“Your turn, Xiaoyu!” Max said, looking back with the hint of a grin.
Jiang Xiaoyu didn’t move.
“Time to ratchet things up a notch.” Max didn’t seem to have noticed Xiaoyu’s trepidation. “We can’t let your trip be in vain. Now then, down on Earth, you might try to jump the last three steps of a staircase. [...]