To everyone in the room, she seemed like just a normal girl wearing Vans, bluejeans, and a red hoodie.
But looks can be deceptive; the clothes chosen deliberately to conjure up that very word—normal.
The volunteers saw only what they expected to see; what they were meant to see.
Don’t look here—nothing to worry about; nothing unusual.
Only if you observed more carefully would you notice anything abnormal. If you were a little more vigilant, you might perceive something other. Something alien, even.
That was their mistake. An unfortunate mistake—for them.
After all, everything had to feed…