The she-bears great paws stepped unhesitatingly into the whirling vortex of the time portal. The twenty-first century had lost one more California native. Mariah's own feet, however, seemed incapable of moving forward. There was no longer any thing, or any one, tying her to this place. What was holding her back from making her own journey back to 1893?
Very slowly, the woman reached out to part the clump of sage, behind which, the great bear’s body had disappeared just moments before.
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