Dustin stood up, relishing the sand between his toes. He would have gone further in, all the way into the water, but this was a time for serious seriousness. He turned to the figure behind him, sulking. A strange character by all means; He, or she, or it was dressed in all black. A hood covered its (for what else could he call it?) face and a strange mustiness emanated from inside the depths of the cloak.
"This is surely a rare occurrence," Dustin started. The thing cocked its head like a dog. Dustin shuddered with disgust and continued," I have never seen any of your kind out here before You must really want this." Dustin held up a small metal globe. He spun it around between his fingers as he so often did.
Holding it between the two, he said, "You know, a lot of your people have come to me, asking for this. Strangely enough, you're the only one who had gone to such great lengths as to even speak! Much less come out into the sun. You must be desperate! What were t