My RP Group has switched over to an original setting, which is a sort of science fantasy space opera. This is a bit of background from it. I really like this piece, so I wanted to share.
(Kathil and Cerys, just before they meet again after the conclusion of this story.)
The Space Between the Stars
Cerys’s first memory is of her sister singing.
Kathil’s voice is rough, but strong, and she rocks Cerys in the dim light of the wee hours, in this tiny sterile room. Cerys is too young to know the words space station or research or clone. All she knows is that her sister is her guardian, and her comfort. Lorn’s breathing is sonorous where the imkedi sleeps next to the bed.
Cerys is three. Her next memory is of receiving her own imkedi cub when she is four.( Read more... )