Beta (part 5) by JoLyn
Or on closer inspection, mirrored her own as she might look in 20 years. Beta felt off balance and had to drop her gaze before Diana did. Although they were officially discouraged from speculating, Beta had often sat up at night with the girls in the dormitories, wondering whose DNA she might have inherited. Diana cleared her throat causing Beta to look at her again. Diana smiled, but the warmth didn’t quite reach her eyes. She extended a hand. “Welcome, Beta.” Zenith stood to the back, her arms folded. “You will be well cared for here.” Diana nodded once and then checking her clipboard, practically marched out of the room. Beta had been dismissed.
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Fernando wanted only one thing in the world, to fly through the air on a flying trapeze. But when he falls and shatters his leg, he begins to wonder if his dream will ever become a reality.
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