(Note: Bubblegum Crisis and related characters copyright and trademark of Artic and Youmex, with North American rights held by AnimEigo and are used here without permission. Boomers Like Me was originally submitted to Anime North's fanfiction contest in 2000, winning the Best Action/Suspense category.)I -- January, 2032
I let go of his throat, letting his lifeless body fall back on the bed. His eyes stare up at the mirror on the ceiling. I step back, rearranging what little clothes I had on. The bra ripped during the struggle he put up while I strangled him. No matter - the bra is easily replaced. I take it off, and put on my business suit. His business suit - the one he picked out for me. I'll have to replace it.
It dawns on me - I can't be caught here. The laws are strict -- I will be killed if I am caught with the body. I have to leave. I finish dressing and stuff the ruined bra into a briefcase. No, that won't be enough. I need to leave the station, get down to Earth, hide in the population. He has too many people up here who will hunt me down if I stay. Yes, I will go down.