When perhaps you begin to doubt yourself and despair, darkly wondering if this place, of all places, would not receive you, Ness and his friends are let into the living room. It is to put you in the position Pokey was in that fateful night, when he thought his little brother was lost, and he pounded on the door of the one friend he might have to help him.
It’s time to come clean.
This is my confession.
“Gotta car, gonna move it with my feet now”
-“Weird Al” Yankovic, “Bedrock Anthem”
Now, on to Magicant, this place opened up within Ness’ mind, perhaps preexisting there and unlocked, or perhaps created by the Sound Stone and the eight Your Sanctuary locations.
“There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.”
I never bothered to look it up or found out or anything, but why do you think they selected “EarthBound” to be the English, western name for the game?
“The soul is healed by being with children.”