"It's sort of complicated," I begin. The words do not come easily. "I'm Jenny. Yes, you know that. I told you that I was Jenny - Jennifer - and that was not a lie."
The words start to flow.
"I don't know what I am. All my life this has tormented me - the way that I do not know who my parents were. I know my mother - and as far as I could see, she was a human.
"But apart from that. My father, I assume, must have been the one to make me like this. I don't really know why. I must be half human or I would not look like this. At least, that's what I think. I don't know what the other half of me is.
"I'm sorry, but there's nothing else I can tell you. That's all I know, really."
I pause, moisten my lips, and swallow.
"And that I can change the way you think."