The girl.The girl.2 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Her parents wouldn't look at her. The entire time they looked straight ahead, acting as though she wasn't important.
"She will do fine. The checkup proved that she has no physical ailments, so we should be able to compensate you well." Though he wore the clothes of a doctor, the man was a scientist. He did not look at her either.
Her parents continued to negotiate with the doctor. All the while the young girl tried calling for her parents, but they would not pay attention. Even as they left, they never said goodbye. The girl learned young that money was worth more than her own life.
The doctors treated her well enough. There were many other "Patients" around, but she was not allowed to talk with any of them. There was no one that the young girl could truly call her friend. Even the doctors treated her less like a fellow human and more like a lab rat.
A lab rat