Natalie is worried. The demi-goddess can usually flit between realities at will, splitting time between any of her myriad forms, but at some point in the past few hours that ability has vanished. Now, trapped in her most vulnerable form and bound by its rules, Natalie worries that something terrible might have happened.
Lurking nearby, Lillian watches Natalie intently. The demoness observes the dollified deity dutifully dealing with customers for several hours before finally revealing herself.
"Having fun Nat?" Lillian whispers smugly as she materializes next to Natalie.
Natalie wants to curse, scream and throw a tantrum at the sight of a resurgent, and clearly very powerful Lillian, but can only manage a worried expression and a polite, "No ma'am."
Lillian chuckles, "You know what, Nat? We should hop over to the Danger Gal timeline! I've really been jonesing for a rematch with Omega Babe. Whaddaya say?"
Natalie never should have agreed to let Andrea give her this form.
It was a perfect day to go out for a swim. The sun shined brilliantly in the noon sky, with clear blue skies and with barely any clouds. The wind breezes were gentle, so it was no surprise that at least one person would take a dip at this part of the sea.
In the middle of the ocean, miles away from the shore, an attractive young woman prepared herself for a dive towards the coral reef below. She was tall, blond, and looked to be in her late-teens to early 20's. She made sure her red bikini top and bottom were tied tight to her body, and admired the view she had from her boat.
"This is great," the young blonde said. "I knew it would be worth it to come out here to enjoy this view."
She stopped the engine of her boat, making sure not to do anything that would damage the sealife and coral below.
Her friends back at shore warned her not to stay in the water for too long, for the obvious reason of running out of air. They had also heard another rumor surrounding the area where this