06-30-2013, 02:13 PM
She smiled widely.
Elsewhere, Vritzket was sitting in the lab, watching Erika work. "So... the Oro like your father?"
"To be more accurate, my father is one." Erika smiled at the alien woman. "As am I, though I'm far too young to consider any modifications."
"Ah." She was silent for a moment. "Your father has... ability of sound."
"Sonic waves, yeah." She lifted her head from her microscope to write something down. "Something to do with how people's bodies are formed. Vocal cords that are arranged in a certain fashion, hollow bones in the ribcage."
I stare at the girl in the mirror: T-shirt, torn up jeans, no beauty queen.
But the way that you see me, you get underneath me, and all my defenses just fall away, fall away.
I am beautiful with you, even in the darkest part of me. I am beautiful with you;
Make it feel the way it's supposed to be!
You're here with me: Just show me this and I'll believe I am beautiful with you!