Sometimes portals lead to dead ends. Sometimes they close and lock behind you. Sometimes it's challenging to get back. Sometimes you need help. Sometimes you need ferrets.
Gateway of the Ferrets was created with Inform and has IFID 44F3A87C-D7EE-11E9-9B30-38DEAD6428A5. To play a work like this one, you need an interpreter program: many are available, among them Zoom
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