Helen led them out of the mansion through a back door, to the enormous tree that stood behind it.
Lora commented, “You know, Dr. Johnson, with a little money you and your friend could build a whole public park with these new plants and insects! Maybe even an arboretum.”
Alan reminded her, “Litter rules would have to be pretty darn tight for that to work, though.”
Helen stated, “Kara suggested that once, we just haven’t figured out where to set one up.”
Lora sighed, “Technology has changed in the past decade, so that’d be a lot easier to do. But right now we’re still on a mission.”
Mindy stared at the huge tree, and asked, “What kind of tree is that?”
“It’s...um, this is where Kara hones her powers. But wait till you see the inside of it!”
The tree they entered was not a solid one like the others in the forest, but a hollow canopy made of spiral