I am another such as you.

The voice spoke in a grave yet comforting manner.

“Is this the afterlife?” asked Rex, not believing it to be possible.

Not as you are thinking, the voice explained.

You have cheated death, and this is where your soul resides when you are not visiting the mortal plain.

“But how…” began Rex, “but how is this possible?”

The power of the Torimbalo.

Rex’s essence whirled and partially dissipated with the shock. He willed himself back together.

“That again?” he wondered.