The spinning finally stopped and Jack was allowed to fall to the floor in peace. Marcus and Jenny kindly followed his lead, he assumed so he didn’t look quite so stupid. It was a kind gesture but when they also started moaning he started to feel like they were mocking him. Marcus leant to the side and threw up.
“Well,” Jack said, wobbling to his feet. “That went a lot better than expected.”
His friends both glared at him. “Better?” Jenny asked. “I suppose you were expecting our organs to actually spew from our mouths?”
“I was thinking it was more likely that we would be ripped to shreds and our atoms dispersed throughout the multiverse.”
“Seems like the type of thing you would mention before we agreed to come with you,” Marcus said.
“We were in a bit of a hurry.”
“Yet we had time to watch all three Back to the Future movies?” Jenny said.
“Crucial research. If you want to end up making out with your dad then so be it but if I’m going to travel back in time then I want to be prepared.”