“Help,” gasped Sprite.
“It’s OK,” said Cuttle. “You’re just moving on to whatever comes after an ideas life.”
“Like heaven?” asked Sprite.
“I dunno,” shrugged Cuttle. “But if you see Democracy and common sense there, say hello from us. We miss them.”
Sprite squeaked as she sunk beneath the sand. Cuttle looked up and saw another Sprite emerging from the ocean.