What would it feel like, to be the last?
She is alone and on the run: from whom, she doesn’t know – it could be any one of the many alien travellers moving through the crowded spaceport. All she wants is to go unobserved and to continue living.
But when an alien xenologist spots her, he sees the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to speak with a surviving member of the Rav'ian race, and he is driven to engage with her – but she doesn’t want to be engaged with.
For both the observed and the observer know the same, terrible truth: that she is the last of her kind!