in the silence as the incense drifted from the temple floor. She stepped upon the map and bent her knees. Her mind started to race, but suddenly a memory of a fragile night, as the smoke let her taste her past.
There was a slight pause and then it began. first the ground began to shake. then there was a roar mightier than any vessel or any beast. And above the horizon, rising past the sky scrapers, was the mother ship.