Cyteen Author:C.J. Cherryh She screamed, grabbed a jar and threw it at the mirror. Both shattered and fell. — As Catlin and Florian Came running in, — She sat down on her bed. And grabbed up Poo-thing and hugged him and stroked his shabby fur. — "Sera?" Catlin said, "Sera, is there an Enemy?" — "They sent maman away," she said, "because Ari's mother died." — "What, Sera?" Flo... more »rian asked. "What do you mean? When did she die?"
"The same day. When Ari was the same age. Her uncle came to get her. Just like Uncle Denys came for me. Tears ran out of her eyes and splashed onto her lap, but she wasn't crying, not feeling it, anyway; the tears just fell. "I'm a replicate. Not just genetic. I'm exact. They sent my maman away, they sent her on a long trip through jump, it made her sick and she died, she died because they wanted her to!"« less