A Span of Time
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His sense of loss had been absolute.
In a short span of time everything he knew was gone, the family he loved transported to another world.
He had no home, no family, no friends. There was nothing to alleviate the ache in his heart.
Roaming the sewers he finally came upon a place that he could inhabit. He would not call it his home because his family was not there. It was simply a temporary laboratory.
He had never known such loneliness. Day and night ran together without meaning.
Then he met someone. A human, the first with whom he’d had real contact since becoming sentient. This human exhibited an intelligence that was relatable.
The human, who introduced himself as Baxter Stockman, was as mutated as he, only in a different way. Stockman had no body of his own, only a robotic spider form that was a marvel of ingenuity.
Stockman had not explained how he’d come to possess such a form. What he did express was a desi