Glowing orange eyes peered from the darkness beyond the bedroom window. She knew that they could see her.
Another set appeared farther back. Then, another appeared. More joined them until it was clear that he had sent quite a few out after her.
She knew that she had been a marked woman since their leader had seen her during one of his visits to Earth to check on this, his newest colony.
She sighed resignedly and walked over to open the window. There was no escaping her fate.
Tomorrow, she would be wed.