Finally finished this! A thousand miles bellow the surface of a world where humans have never walked, she waits. Her eyes are old enough to have gazed upon the skies of Terra itself. She waits. But the ship that was supposed to come for her will never arrive. It orbits a dim red star, its mighty armor of no avail against the treacherous explosion that ended its voyage. And so she sleeps, and waits. Her children, born of her dreams and fancies, stretch across the stars, learning... young eager minds, not human yet born of humanity. But there is one that seeks her, one that suspects she exists and travels through dark places to wake the sleeper. Until then, she waits.