Olivia - OC from Eclipst Era of the Beast: http://eeotb.blogspot.com/2012/05/her-boots-clank-along-iron-deck.html
Edith Ryan has always dreamed of walking among her distant cousins of Earth. After years of hard work, her dreams become a reality as she is admitted to help planet Earth in their transition into a galactic society. However, non of her training could begin to prepare her for the wonderful and terrifying experience of becoming human.
“Why not?” I asked, perplexed. “Have you not lived among females before?”
With the look of embarrassed astonishment on his face, I would guess not.
“Is it not natural for males and females to share living space?” I go on, wondering if I had somehow got something wrong in my studies.
Writing is like running a mile. You can see the end of this godamn chapter - it’s so close - but… so far - if you could just… damnit I’m walking the rest of the way…