“So this project Nova is some sort of…weapon?” She could tell by the clueless looks of her peers that they had no clue what exactly it was. “Shogun Chi manipulated Lynn into finding this project…and she hasn’t returned” Maya informed them sitting with her hands folded across her abdomen. The room fell deaf, the scent of burning cigarette littered the air; she could tell by the periodic repetitive motions that everyone were thinking.
“This has the same implications of project Chronos” a male agent finally said, standing to full form. “What does project Chronos have to do with anything?” Maya asked, leaning back so that the front legs of her chair were airborne.
“Well Project Chronos is what makes us believe both Project Nova and Xiahua are traversing different universes. The two sightings of the abnormal beings make us believe they have and are traveling back and forth between different universes.”
The male agent continued, putting out his cigarette. “Sounds like something out of a comic-book” Maya teased scratching the bridge of her nose. “I know right, but this proves that we have been thinking inside the box about our world the whole time!”
Maya scoffed, her agitation with these loopholes were slowly reaching dangerous levels. “I just want you all to know, that the phrase thinking outside the box, is a very inside the box term” she said, pushing away from her chair.
“I want a full scan of Project Nova and Lynn’s battle area, with a full report on my desk within the hour.” Maya said, exiting the briefing room running directly into the arms of her mother.
“And just where are you off too?” there was a certain overbearing tone within Gwen’s voice, something that screamed disappointment and pride at the same time, it’s a complicated family.
“SIGMA just paged me, they want me to track down Lynn” Maya said, starting with a slowly strut to get her mother to walk and talk. “But we asked you to locate project Nova.” Gwen replied with a deep sigh. “I know mom, but Lynn and Nova were both last seen in the same location, I believe they’ve been together this whole time”.
Gwen called out to her, Maya stopped in her tracks; she knew what was coming, at this point in her life there was nothing else her mother could talk about. “When are you going to stop all this settle down and be happy with someone?”
She turned slightly, taking just a moment to remove her aviators from her face. She had half a though to just Charlie’s angel roll right out the window. Even as the awkward silence between mother and daughter continued, Maya slowly counted down in her head.
“Ugh ahem, never mind…” Gwen said, before turning to head to the briefing room. “Crisis avoided” Maya scoffed, heading outside to her motorcycle.
“Miss Lopez, we have a positive frequency on Project Nova; she just reappeared in Finite City; off the coast of Japan” Maya wheelie in the middle of the busy Ferrum City streets and belted towards the freeway.
“I forgot to take my pill…” She said, remembering her mother left it on the counter for her. “Anti-depressants, they keep me grounded, I can already feel the inside of my body sweating…it’s not good…not good at all.”
Maya’s bike stopped at the point where, Nova’s signature matched her battle with Lynn and Bishop. “Well if she’s around here….she’ll show herself.”