The end was near. To most cultures within the Federation, it could be said, this was the beginning of something to which mortal man had no comprehension. Whichever the case, she felt her soul slipping away… transforming into something else— another form. Oddly enough, she wasn’t frightened— but rather curious. As her life energy waned, her mind slipped back in time— to the beginning, or more appropriately to her end.