your name?’ Someone asked. A boy, about Pixie’s height and half fish.
Italian for fish…’
know! My real name is Pesec but we all change our names here, its part of the fun!’
well call me Xiipen then.’
Xiipen! This is Leah!’ He pointed to a small fox girl, curled up in the corner. She looked about thirteen.
thought you said you changed your names? Leah is a name!’
wanted to keep my name. Greetings Xiipen.’ She said, getting up and walking to Pixie.
this is Mannor originally called Norman!’ Pesce continued.
He shouted, running into her arms.
okay! You’re here!!!’
I’m so sorry you ended up here to…’
worry. I just had an operation!’ Everyone ran over to her and asked her what and why and if she was okay.
great! I’m pregnant! Well not anymore but it’s still my baby!’
is it?’ Norm asked, slightly worried for Pixie’s health.
taking care of it! I’ll show you!’ She led them all to the Y.R.P or Youth-Raising Pod.
Pesce said, completely overwhelmed by the electronics around him.
is it?’ Leah asked.
Pixie laughed and turned on a little computer. It showed an image of some cells.
what’s in there?’ Leah pointed to the big tank in the centre of the room.
in there, only it’s very small!’
are you sure this is all okay?’ Norm asked her.
sure! I can watch it grow and then when it’s ready I can take it home to 2D!’
Pesce began, ‘You can’t go home now! You’re here. You’re child will be raised as one of us and fight
for the alliance. You can’t go home, no one can.’ Pixie ran up to him and whispered in his ear.
find a way’ she kissed his neck and continued, ‘you’ll help me.’ Pesce blushed as everyone ‘wooed’
him and cheered.
I guess I will.’ He smiled. Norm shook his head.
Norm pushed her a little, ‘Wake up please.’ It was now late at night, at least midnight and everyone was asleep,
I need to get you out of here before it’s too late.’
you don’t go now then you’ll never be able to!’
leave me alone, I’m fine!’ She said, pushing him away. He sighed and walked to the door.
you can stay here for the rest of your life or you can go home to 2D right now.’ There was no answer. Pixie ignored
him and went back to sleep.