Daily Archives: July 24, 2021

Rainbow Snippet for 7-24-2021

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More from Onyx Sun. The good news is that I finally finished entering the changes I made on paper. The bad news is that there are still giant loose ends to tie up. But I’m getting there. Slowly.

Picking up from last week.

“Do you have anyone you want or need to contact, friends or family or anyone, to let them know that you are alive and well and free?”

“I have no family. Not in a sense that you would understand, with a mother and father. When Denni called me an ‘it’ and said that Araxians do not have sexes he was semi-correct. We do not have male and female.”

“Then, how…”  She stopped. She wanted to ask how they procreated but that seemed to be too personal and she flushed.

“We do not have males and females because we are all both.”

“Hermaphrodites?”

“I believe that is your word for it. We don’t have one because it just is.” Ayess smiled. “It is said that when Araxians first met humans we thought that males and females were two different races.”

“We must be as confusing to you as you are to us.” She smiled. “Thank you for answering the question that I didn’t ask.”

“Why didn’t you ask?”

 

 

 

 

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