Kris Ottman Neville
What defense could she raise against mutant science—telepathy, invisibility, teleportation—especially since Earth was not aware of its danger!
When Julia (she pronounced the name without the "a" at the end) was twenty-four, she inherited $22,000 from an obscure uncle in California. After deducting taxes and administrative expenses, the California State Court ordered the money transferred to her bank account. It came to $20,247.50.
She had been working in a local book store. "I haven't the vaguest idea why it came to me," she told the curious and covertly envious customers. "I guess he just didn't know anybody else."
She was a small, slender girl. Her eyes were bright and enthusiastic, her open smile so friendly that it was infectious.