Location: In her ship Castan LCX-L3
Wearing: Casual red shirt and jeans
Interacting: Was open to anyone... could have had great sex...Oh well....
The water lapped in her face. She had been treading water for sometime....only she had no clue or reason to guess at why she was in the middle of the ocean..no,lake. It was a lake for the water was sweet. Sweet in the sense of purity, fresh, satisfying if one were driking it. Only that she somehow was struggling for some reason. She was inhaling water as her legs seemed to be treading in gelatine, she could harly keep them moving. And she was sinking deeper and deeper...
Karlie held her breath hoping to surface again...only she was slowly descending...the surface above her seemingly getting further and further distant.
At first, the sweetness of the water she tasted again, before it filled her lungs, driving her deeper and deeper below. Somehow or other, she wasn't convulsing as one would while drowning. As a matter of fact, she was feeling her very old self...the surge of currents ran through her veins. Clarity...a sense of supremacy...power.
She kept her eyes open as the fading surface light on the water was nothing more than a distant star in the void of darkness that surrounded her...
"Gasp!...Oh wow..." Karlie opened her eyes to the starry night outside her clear canopy.
The fading dream was quickly diminishing, even getting lost to memory. But some imagery lingered, like the haunts of the past.
Karlie looked around her. She was sitting upright on her bed in the cockpit...yes, in a unique ship she herself designed. And of course there was the comp...not her design, but her father's. It had been a surprise to Karlie when she first got her ship from the builders that her father had infused an Ai in the clockworks. It had been daunting at first, with Karlie contemplating scuttling her ship in a nearby star while she escaped in one of the pods. But soon enough, she realized it had its good points. Besides, she really had no one to connect with and the Ai proved to be quite a companion...much like some asto-mech droids are to some geeky pilots. Although, Karlie would never admit to being one of those...a geek.
"Revelation?" The Ai asked. It somehow picked up that Karlie had awakened with some..clarity in what had been disturbing her a few hours ago. In a way, it had been the AI to suggest Karlie get some rest and something about what had been bothering her would either pass or be resolved.
"Er....what?...what are you talk-" Karlie then took a deep breath, as her thoughts caught up.
"...Oh...Oh right. Yes..." She thought about it some more before swinging her legs over to the side and plant them on the floor.
She looked over to the crono...it was just one past midnight. Still quite early. The festival and whateverhocus-pocus was still going on. But she had some ideas..or at least some questions before she'd jump to conclusions.
"The analysis report...bring it up again." Karlie then said sliding over to the foot of the bed where the console was. She could of used the one at the head of her bed, but the one at the pilot seat included a full HUD and at a much larger resolution. She had certainly missed something...maybe the key as to why that haunting voice came and went. It had been hours since she was caught off guard in the shower and she had even fallen asleep. In the past, her mother's ghost had been able to easily enter her dreams. Only now, while still here on Krant, her mother had not entered her dreams.
The analysis were projected in front of her, but the elements she was seeking were not there...or had not been recorded.
"The midi counts...what of the midiclorean?" Karlie asked.
"Midiclorean counts along with other irrelevant organics were not included in the analysis, Karlie. They are common waste products of your unique system...." Her Ai replied as it then included the midi count graft.
"Holy fraken krat dragons!" She gasped, looking at the high midi counts in the water.
"And you omit this in the analysis?!... look at that spike!" Karlie pointed to the midi parts per million that had been present in her urine.
"But the midicloreans deciphered were of no relevance as they were 98% expired. The remaining active 2% were still within your normal system waste, although they were at a 74% concentration compared to your normal single digit expulsion rate." The Ai pointed out.
"Yea, but look at the 98% of the dead midi's...they are over...1200 something percent of any thing I've ever peed out. That only means I've had to have ingested 1200 times more midis than I ever normally consume." And that was true. Karli's midi counts weren't hers anymore, as her immune system eradicated midicloreans.
That ongoing eradication was due to her Sebrix-9 project at doing away with the virus by which all living creatures in the galaxy had adapted into having a symbiotic relationship with..other wise- Well, otherwise they or the other would be dead. And Karlie had opted to de-revolutionize herself and do away with that co-existence. It had caused her many griefs...it had once put her on a destructive road to not only become her sith mother's apprentice, but the very fact that her mother had no intention of passing on her crown to Karlie, but to one day take possession of her daughters body as a vessel to eternal life. And it had been discovered that her mother had done this for centuries.
Karlie had been nothing more than a new vessel that her mother would step into when the time was right.
"But those midicloreans, were inactive...they had been eradicated by your immune system and would not have caused you that distress."
"On the contrary...they did. That initial amount within my system could have caused my hallucination...or to my fear, a connection."
"What connection are you referring to, Karlie? I do not compute how any connection could have been made to cause your hysteria"
"Pft!....hysteria.... never heard that one.
The force you rusty clockwork. It reconnected me to the force." Karlie had finally figured it out. The beer. The beer was made with the waters of the lake. And she had connected when drinking the beer. Then the water she brought on board. Again, it had been lake water. And the vendor had stated that the lake was mostly fed from underground springs.
"The force is an unknown factor by which I cannot measure, nor confirm."
"Yea, yea, yea....look, I'm going to have to go back to the lake....
Take samples..water samples and then-..." Karlie was talking to herself, as she knew what she was going to do and what game plan she had. She then shut down the HUD and got out of her chair, heading to the exit. She got to the console, punching in to unlock the ship's door and lower the ramp.
"Uhm...what's with the door?" Karlie asked, punching in her command again.
"Perhaps it would be a good idea to get dressed again, Karlie?" Her comp then made her realize she was in her delicates...her underwear.
"Er...yea, good thinking."
Edited by Karlie Lynn Destat, 19 August 2018 - 04:52 PM.