Time and Space

She reaches out, trying to choose. Where to?

"Mars," she decides. "I've always wanted to visit Mars, after all." But life is not that easy, not when you're human. It has taken her this long to come into her power, and that's far too long to wait.

Kathryn places a hand on her chest and feels the beating of her heart. She moves her hand to feel the pulse ... on the other side of her chest.

"Two hearts." Her whisper is so quiet that no one would be able to hear it. She doesn't want them to, anyway.

"Well, better get going, then!" she says aloud, and gets to her feet. The stars ... watch ...

The End

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