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The Galactic Imperator (Long May Xe Reign) issued a decree. I must translate it to all of the lesser languages of the Empire and inscribe it in titanium to last for eternity.

Vulgar Orion? Done. Centauri Creole? Done. Earth Standard? I do not know this backwater. I visit the machine translation portal and enter the decree’s text. I get back:

TRANSLATE SERVER ERROR: The address for the database cannot be found.

What a weird script! I shrug and start inscribing, shape by shape.

@FutzleFiction It turns into a research adventure almost, but not quite, entirely unlike that of Ford Prefect.
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