"Vaat! You vant I should stop my life's vork?"
She sat down and kicked off her shoes watching as one rolled on top of the other. She liked those red shoes. The same color decorated her DB and pulsated from her biopearl. No one had ever seen her pearl. It lay under a double nictitating membrane on the underside of her right wrist as did that of every mature female Authairian. Hidden to be seen by only the chosen. Hers was rubellite; the power of life, she liked to think.