TwogetherTwogether by ~Fudgepops
The star fell from the heavens, and as it did so it burned.
The heat and intensity that enveloped it as it burned its way through the atmosphere were indescribable, the fabric of it twisting and writhing as if alive under the strain of it, but still it came, ever onward.
It fell like a bomb, like a missile, like some terrible thing, for in truth, and no one could have known at the time, that was exactly what it was.
A woman Sat alone in a room full of monitors in a building far out in the heart of a desert. She watched it fall.
A woman watched inside a giant telescope atop a mountain, and she watched as it broke apart and released its contents.
Both of them felt The Pulse, though in the desert it was much more pronounced. They watched as screens burst into static, cabling sparked and melted, computers went haywire.
But the woman in the desert... It made her different.
Ichat burbled to itself as it connected. She'd had to grab an old iMac out of a storage cupboard as her main work