Replacement (Intro)Something was moving in the glass cylinder. What it was wasn't particularly clear; the liquid within was bubbling wildly, obscuring the shape of the darker creature within. All that could be seen through the writhing liquid was the shape, long and thin, and the color, an earthy brown. Long, thin tentacle-like strings whipped about around it, stirred into a frenzy by the bubbles brewing within. The entire thing was lit by several cold blue lights, the light glaring harshly off the bubbles and the shiny brown creature within.
Terra smiled at her creation. The potential it held within its shell; it was beautiful. Terrifying. Unimaginable. Even getting her hands on the original object had been a miracle, a feat she still could hardly believe she'd achieved. She was dealing with no normal creature, after all.
That, actually, was untrue. She was dealing with a completely normal creature, sans a mutated but somewhat mild strain of an old, long-taboo virus. That was one thing she was curious a