She thought she’d be safe there in the alley. It was secluded and supposed to be quiet that night back by the dumpsters. But even though it was away from the hustle of daily life, it was still not quiet enough. The cacophony of Terran life in the high rises around her was still impossibly deafening. And even at that late hour, the constant traffic on the street where the alley ended was jarring. She sorely longed for the forest, where life seemed to take a more subdued and peaceful character.
However, it wasn’t the ubiquitous and clamorous Terran life that so rudely impressed itself on her delicate senses that she was most concerned about.