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"Status one security alert! The Ultimate Learning may be about to come under Zealot attack! All Guardians to defence posts! All Clones to the safety zone!" Ordered urgency and sadness reflected in Gemma's face. "So sad! So sad!" she added, before the image faded and the vidi screens went blank. Environ- com flooded their room with light, prempting any command from Adam or Eve. Without a word, Adam lept swiftly from the cradle,and began pulling on his one-piece overalls, and his shoes. Eve did the same. "Aw no!" she said, acknowledging the the danger and sadness of the Zealot adversity towards them. "It'll be all right! Oh wonder of 'I', it must be." he replied with feeling, as much to reasure himself, as it was to comfort Eve. He suddenly realised how much he loved his Eve, and how she could arouse him, even in such a time of danger. He felt a burst of warmth and pride towards her, as she stood running her hand up the touch-grip fastener, sealing herself into her hemp overalls. The movement caused her to slightly arch her back, so that the tight-fitting garment emphasised her slim waist, and the proud tilt of her breasts. In spite of the urgency of their situation, she slowly spun her head from side to side, so that her beautiful corn-silk blonde hair bounced across her shoulders. There it was again! That enigmatic little smile: loving, forgiving, and almost weeping. They met at the end of the cradle, and he pulled her to himself, kissing her on the mouth...............
...............Adam drew in his breath sharply, at seeing 'Trannies' for the first time. Their bulk was each equal to three robust men. Even the female could be seen to have huge muscle mass, under her hemp overalls. Their skin, where it could be seen, was brown and leathery. Their heads were twice the size of a human's and their wide mouths, chimp-like with huge squarish teeth, with prominant canines. The nostrils were large and ape-like, and the brows overhung and boney. Yet, they were not intimidating! Despite their somewhat ferocious features, there was something gentle and kindly about them. The eyes were huge and soft, black, yet gentle. There seemed to be no signs of agression, just a sort of sad obedience...............'
This will be the last open extract I publish in New Zealand, now that I am fully published overseas.. Readers wishing to know the outcome of my efforts with 'The Understanding' can google The Jump-Clones Dennis Pennefather, or The Understanding Dennis Pennefather.