Emergence: Section Four, Kathy; Part Twenty-three, Prodigy, Collected Chapters

 

Prodigy; Part Twenty-three,

Chapter One: A Funny Child  

Pt. 23, Ch. 01

Kathy loved jokes, even as an infant she picked up the punch lines. It was the first thing to mark her as different.

#Emergence

 

Prodigy; Part Twenty-three,

Chapter Two: A Strange Child

Pt. 23, Ch. 02

Kathy was quiet, observant. She did not flit about randomly like babies do. She was focused, balanced, and cautious.

#Emergence

 

Prodigy; Part Twenty-three,

Chapter Three: A Frightening Child

Pt. 23, Ch. 03

From crawling, to a walk, to dancing in months; Kathy never spoke until she was able to speak in complete sentences.

#Emergence

 

Prodigy; Part Twenty-three,

Chapter Four: Discipline  

Pt. 23, Ch. 04

Direction came from within; memories, ancestral voices focused her. Plans formed spontaneously to realize her goals.

#Emergence

 

Prodigy; Part Twenty-three,

Chapter Five: Conformity

Pt. 23, Ch. 05

Kathy mastered tasks without effort. Only muscle memory took time; the skill of blending in, hiding her differences.

#Emergence

 

Prodigy; Part Twenty-three,

Chapter Six: Quietude   

Pt. 23, Pt. 06

To get along; Kathy had to be silent, listen, to wait, to let the others fail; success for her was a private affair.

#Emergence

 

Prodigy; Part Twenty-three,

Chapter Seven: Other

 

Pt. 23, Ch. 07

Kathy was young when she realized she was different. Her parents were afraid, afraid for her. She was like an alien.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Four, Kathy

Part Twenty-three, Prodigy

Collected Chapters

Section 04, Kathy

Part 23, Prodigy

Chapters

01 A Funny Child

02 A Strange Child

03 A Frightening Child

04 Discipline

05 Conformity

06 Quietude

07 Other

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

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