1. He can hear the forest moving around him every time he looks away, but he can’t turn fast enough to see it happen. After a few hours of wandering in what he’s sure are circles he gives up and sits down to wait.
2. There are nineteen graves on the top of the hill by the time Sarah is born.
3. Emergency landings only work if you have someplace to land and there was nothing but swamp for miles… so we had an emergency crash instead.
4. They’ve no use for the treasure hoard, but they know better than to leave it behind. Gold breeds human monsters as easily as dragons, so they use her magic to scatter it across the kingdom.
5. Humans are incredibly noisy, filling up the vacuum of space with all types of chatter as they talk to each other and broadcast randomly to all the aliens who might be out there listening. The aliens just update their starcharts each broadcast and keep avoiding them.