Wednesday, April 22, 2009
“Do you have any questions before the transport?” Gill asked Jade.
“No, I’m ready as I’ll ever be.” Jade had been preparing for this mission for two years.
The inhabitants of Jadocon were the historians of the galaxies, surveying and learning about all the different cultures.
Jade was chosen to explore Earth, not because she was interested in Earth, but because she possessed the skill of glamour - the ability to change her appearance at will. To Earthlings – without her glamour – Jade would be seen as tall with pale green skin and large black eyes. But with minimal concentration, Jade could make people see her as petite and blonde, perfect to blend into the southern California coast she would be traveling to.
“I’m ready, Gill,” she said.
Jade stepped onto the transporter platform with one phrase echoing in her brain; “It’s the end of the world as we know it.”