KIA Aug 18 2081
Replacement clone activation: Aug 18 2081
Hughes ruffled her hair, he was one of the few people who could be this close to her without risk of her lashing out.
"You know this is going to end right?"
She looked up at him, a tinge of sadness in her eyes.
"I know. We'll have tonight and the night after that until you have to go back right?"
"Yeah we will, just remember I have to do some things I'll regret when I do go back."
The smaller woman placed her head on his chest with a heavy sigh.
Poole gazed out the hab, watching the sand buffet the window again, Hughes was still laying in bed with a careful eye on her.
"So," she echoed back, turning to walk back to him,
"Storm ending soon?"
"Yeah....about last night...," her nerves were showing, breaking eye contact.
"Between us, no one else."
"Thank you," she whispered, resting her head against his as the raging sands finally started to weaken.
She shaped my…
Poole sat on the top of the watch tower, below Richard Hughes talked with one of the site foremen.
The whole mission was strange to her, Hughes had asked to deal with her specifically when it came to VASC interactions.
Her time with him in Insilico had seemingly changed him to her eyes, the once bumbling and squishy person that managed to captivate her twisted interests had the makings of a monster like her. For some reason that scared her.
I guess I should start with I'm sorry.
I'm sorry I ran into away, sorry I never called, never replied.
There really is something wrong with me, who I am, what I am, and who she was.
I guess I should explain a bit better.
I'm a fake, a…Continue