Literature: Unreal Estate
It was 13 o'clock on a typical day when the sky turned blue.
— The opening words of Boy Meets Worlds, the first part of Unreal EstateWeb Original
fiction by Twoflower
, Unreal Estate
tells the story of Mallory Heisenberg, a naive young man who wants to see the worlds!
See, in this setting, worlds and realities are created by powerful "Reality Engines". It can be created to any specification you imagine - provided you can afford the vast fees demanded by RealWare, the massive corporation that builds the Engines.
Mallory's home reality is the quiet and backward "Cooking and Farming" community of Grunwald, but a series of unlikely events and comical misunderstandings lead to him becoming the "Houseboy" of an all-female group of transient troubleshooters.
And then things really get complicated.
This series provides examples of the following tropes: