Mavra stood with the children.
“Why did you stay?” Yasmin asked.
“It’s time,” Mavra said. “It’s time to come home again. My other home’s gone, and the Dome’s where I was born.”
“Are you going to tell us about the Road of the Stars?” Yasmin asked.
“By and by, little sister,” Mavra said, her human eye still on the Ship’s people, as they filed into the railcar to the Spaceport. “By and by, as much as I can tell.”
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