They heard footsteps behind them, and I glanced behind us toward the beginning of the alley, we had hit a dead end. I looked up and saw a black something zooming in on us from above. I turned to my companion and said, "Do you trust me?
You tossed your rent bill across the room in frustration and it went under your bed. A minute later, a grotesque claw pushed the bill back out with a wad of cash.<<< and then gently place a plate of cookies or something under the bed
Instead of oceans covering the earth, forests are in its place, making it possible to walk from continent to continent. Like oceans, it gets deeper and darker and creatures get more aggressive and rarer to see.