Touched

Touched

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Kieran By lucykieran Updated Jun 04, 2012

The famulus entered the room then.  It had white skin that stretched out in odd places and looked foreign, not like the common aliens of today's time.  It walked over to where the mother was fighting, moving slowly.
"Don't touch my baby," the mother screamed at the alien and she shielded her child.
The famulus reached on long, boney, finger out and touched the child's head.
"NO," the mother screamed, but nothing could be done now.
The famulus collapsed at her feet, showing no signs of life.   She looked at her babies forehead as a dark circle started forming upon it.
"No," she breathed, her husband came up behind her to see the child's fate. 
It read 18.  18 years.