Unknown until our contact with humans, we blindly assumed that the first reports were only rumors created to undermine our credibility with the Drac. Many thought that it was their jealousy of our obvious superiority that generated such outrageous tales. And I was one of them until that day on the spaceport when I met her, and discovered the reality of Nip.
Truth be told, it was not as much a ‘meeting’ as it was an ambush.
Two short shorts with a total word count of 4,935.
Published August 22, 2008.