I smile as I pull my bike up to the rundown-looking lab on the outskirts of the city. I'm sure that if my classmates saw me, they'd ask 'Why is this girl so happy to be spending a wonderful summer's day at some lab?'. Oh, if only they knew, as awesome as a day at the beach or going roller-blading would be, I'd MUCH sooner be here.
My name is Olette Runnels. I guess I'm kind of an average teenager. Yeah, about as average as the daughter of a private eye can be, and I guess a little nerdier than the average teenage girl can be. I mean, I love computers, I'm a hacker, and I love to read, but other than that, I do average teenager stuff. Shopping, going out partying on occasion, and so on.
"Hey sweetie!" I hear as I enter the lab, a smile immediately forming on my face.
Ah yes, Cassie. Known to my classmates as Sasha, and known to the rest of the city as Starslip, one of its super-human protectors. The one who took my sorta average life and turned it upside down in all the most amazing way