An Uneasy Alliance
"And then what happened?” Lily Lyon’s voice came through Jess’ phone.
“Then Lina made some kinda gravity field that made everyone in a certain area collapse on the floor. I then sent gusts of wind into them, pushing them to that spot and they hit the floor. The police got them all and arrested them.”
“Nice job Jess.”
“Well, Ubergirl is back now, so I doubt Lina and I can steal the spotlight.”
There was a tapping on the window and Jess turned to look at it. A branch was moving from the tree outside and it would hit her window before moving back. Peering out the window, Jess saw her backyard bathed in moonlight. But what struck her as surprising was that no other branch moved; there was no wind.
Tap….tap….tap. The branch continued its metronomic rhythm as it tapped at the window. It was then that Jess noticed the branch only had one leaf on it, and it appeared to have some sort of writing on it. She opened her window, only