“No.” She said aloud. The shadow over her seemed confused. “Mother, I-“
“Do not speak daughter. Do not speak daughter. Are you awake? Are you awake?” Now, their speech seemed confusing. They would always repeat. Jacie was the only one who didn’t. Then the memories came flooding back. Her being probed, and poked, and pushed. Scientists trying to find out what was wrong when she suddenly appeared in “their” world. Then Jacie felt her eyelids getting heavy again. Soon they closed back into sleep, and her Mother left the room, unfazed.