That was the thing about Maria. She could command light in a way that even she didn't fully understand. 

As she stood in the total darkness, Maria soaked in the edgy beauty of nothingness. She'd always thrived in the dark; it was her sanctuary. Smiling, she closed her eyes, then waved her arm again. The lights flickered on.

Maria heard footsteps behind her. Waving her arm again, the lights were silenced.

The End

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