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Heyem can’t help feeling angry that Alex hasn’t woken up, that she’s leaving her alone. It’s dark, and everyone else is asleep. She has crawled in bed next to her sister, attempting to come to terms with Alexand’s decline.

Heyem’s back story, set in China (3991)

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It is time for Katherine to undergo the operation to restore her eyesight. She has insisted on being conscious, as her curiosity about the advanced science outweighs any fear.

Katherine’s back story, set onboard the Kyuunansen (3991)

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Alex hasn’t been able to speak or move for the past few weeks. She is rapidly declining, and her doctor has predicted she only has a few weeks left. Inajda and Heyem sit at her bedside, unable to do anything. Heyem sits opposite, after Inajda retrieved her from Hong Kong, warning her that Alex was close to death.

Heyem’s back story, set in China (3991)

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Katherine has spent the past few weeks under Ajeeta Kothari’s strict rehabilitation programme, and her recovery has accelerated. She has been waiting to undergo an operation to restore her eyesight. There is a day to go, and she is getting impatient. (This issue is dedicated to Margot Kidder, one of my childhood heroes. You always were and will ever be the best, the funniest, gutsiest, most unpredictably brilliant and warmest, Lois Lane.)

Katherine’s back story, set onboard the Kyuunansen (3991)

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Alexand’s condition is rapidly deteriorating. The nature of her illness is cyclical, and degenerative, and her doctor has given her the maximum dose of Katherine’s inhibitor, to try to stabilise her.

Alexand’s back story, set in China (3991)

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Future Katherine takes Inajda to Nan Ha, to be with a very ill Alexand. Katherine watches from the trees, as Inajda makes her way down into the village, towards her brother’s house. Inajda turns around just in time to see Katherine dematerialise back to her future world.

Inajda’s back story, set in China (3991)

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Katherine is lead into a great chamber, with a gigantic circular table at the back. There are robed officials around the table, and they are flanked by thousands of warriors in similar battle dress to Samira Ganesh.

Katherine’s back story set onboard the Kyuunansen (3991)

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