A girl who has given herself up for the safety of her people is forced to choose between getting her body back or keeping the only lover she's ever had.
Jennifer gives an overview of the book:
Mittened hands grope at the metal mask welded to her face, and she's shocked to realize that they're hers. She sags forward onto her walker, resting the mask on the padded bar that rings her. She is too tired to call up any video, any audio, and surrenders her overextended senses to nothingness. She struggles to walk forward a few steps, but the seat/body interface chafes, and she works her mouth in a silent gasp behind the metal.
Jennifer Pelland is a science fiction and horror short story author whose debut collection Unwelcome Bodies was released by Apex Publications on February 29, 2008. It contains her short story "Captive Girl," which is a 2007 Nebula Award finalist, and made...