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I had come upon an article talking about the chemical, emotional and social reasons for kissing. I ran with the idea and wanted to create a backdrop that provided a good juxtaposition. So the short story was about a child who wanted to know why people kissed. I added three mothers for the child and left the child's gender mostly unknown. As the story progressed, you learned that this was a female humanoid child who was supposed to be emotionless and the mothers were Grays.
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There is definitely something for everyone, whether you like the light philosophical science fiction, the emotional coming of age story or the darker science fiction.
There will be spoilers ahead! You can't say I didn't warn you.
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