Magic Beans, Cow, Now What?

Based on the inspiration of this Wondermark comic: I bring to you the Magic Now What challenge! We all know the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. Now tell the story of the bean peddler and his nagging wife.

It begins thus:

Wife: I sent you off with magic beans that can access the world of giants, and you traded them for a cow?! Do you know how long it took me to cultivate those magic beans? They had to be spliced and bred and enchanted! We had a plan! We were going to go to the land of giants and plunder their kingdom!

Peddler Stanley: But I thought with a cow we could maybe..

Wife: What could we do with a mangy old cow that we couldn’t have done a hundred times over with a giant’s giant cow?! I swear, you and your thoughts! Where is the cow?

Stanley: That’s what I been trying to say! I traded it for a magic..

And here’s where you came in. What did Stanley trade the old cow for? magic what?

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