“You are from one of these ‘Seeds’!” Jayn exclaimed. All the space fiction she had ever read was coming true before her eyes.
“No.” Bobb shook his head, smiling.
Jayn’s mouth moved, but no sound came out. Bobb had been treating her as his main audience for the tale. She was certainly the only one who remained attentive throughout whilst others drifted off for food and grog. Keeping her occupied pushed the trauma of ditching at sea out of her mind. “But I was born here.” she said after a while.
“As were several generations before you. But humans arose on this planet because a Seed landed here thousands of years ago.”
“But then, where are you from?”