The sound of footsteps woke her up. The slow, methodical sound of sneakers against the floor and the sound of breath, held and then released quickly in hopes of going undetected, kept her awake.
Elijah landed on the planet with a slight wave in his cloak. The shifting surface of the planet stopped where he landed, and as he walked towards his destination the ground solidified to accommodate him. The planet was welcoming him in the only way it could.
You can’t begin, because you have already begun.
— problematicIlluminator [PI] began pestering heroicDuality [HD]—
HD: You again