My sister and I shared a fertilized egg—our own monozygotic Big Bang. That let us share other things, too—intelligence, prowess, and heightened telepathic dexterity. These qualities made us valuable to the EctoRail Corporation, the company that created us on a distant outpost orbiting Pollux-b. Our pod had four pairs of twins, but Mother selected my sister and me for first contact.
New story published in The Centropic Oracle. Link to the text and audio below.