The Prodigy

When they saw her, Emily was fishing.

  As holder of the hundred and ten rings and a professor three times over, Emily was their natural born leader. Emily was the smartest chimera on the planet and also the most hardworking. It was a potent combination. As she was chock-full of the latest longevity techniques, she appeared very young - in fact, just a young girl. Today she had her blaster out and was firing in the lake. To the unsuspecting observer it seemed all at random. Indeed, with the target acquisition aids, the fisherwoman hardly needed to see at all.

  "What's our mission, Emily?"

  "I'm trying to catch it." Emily replied patiently as she continued frowning in concentration at the trout.

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