The young woman thought carefully before speaking to the Genie.

"I wish to understand anything I read, no matter the language."

"Your wish is granted."

"I wish for the ability to summon any written work."

"Your wish is granted."

"And I wish to be able to transcribe all that I learn."

"Your wish is granted."

Alexandria took a deep breath. It's not every century a library is reborn with a will of its own. There was so much to rebuild.

@Teryl_Pacieco I saw this a while ago and I boosted it and faved it but I now realise that it doesn't have enough comments on it, so I wanted to tell you that I think this is lovely, and thank you very much for thinking it up, writing it down, and posting it out for everyone to enjoy. I've just shared with with my friend who's a history of science professor and Adam, if you're reading this, this is why you should come to Mastodon.

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