"That story about the world being destroyed..." began Mella. "In two million years, yes." "You say it as if you really think it's true." "Yes, I think it is. I think I was there." She shook her head in puzzlement. "You're very strange," she said. "No, I'm very ordinary," said Arthur, "but some very strange things have happened to me. You could say I'm more differed from than differing."