Fragments Chapter 9 Page 7

Her mother sat down beside her and ruffled her head and handed her the two presents with much ceremony. She couldn’t wait.

She tore open the big box first and it revealed a case of sorts with a leather handle and when she opened it up inside was a round disc with some buttons on the side and an arm of sorts with an alligator head or some sort of head that looked like an alligator maybe. Mary Holly Stanstead had absolutely no idea what she was looking at for in all of her nine years on this round shaped planet she had never seen such a thing. Not to worry perhaps the square shaped package was instructions in how to understand what the big present was and what was to be done with it. Without delay she opened it up and was left even further confused but at least some colours and words with clues on the front.