As humankind reaches for the stars, exo-psychologist Miriam D'Ascenzo boards the Hawkins orbital shipyard with one goal: to mentor the nascent artificial intelligence at the heart of Project Odyssey, the first interstellar colony ship.

Based on a short story originally published in the British Fantasy Award-shortlisted anthology Tales of Eve by Fox Spirit Books.

Adapted for Twine in loving memory of Ailsa Haines (1950-2018). If you enjoyed this story, please consider supporting the Alzheimer's Society, or your local Alzheimer's charity.