"Here is your kitten," Relda Ritchi said, setting a tiny ginger kitten in her daughter's pod.
"And here is your teddy bear," Richard Ritchi added, handing the young girl her fluffy bear. "Never forget, Roxanne," he said, tucking a note into a pouch behind her, "Your destiny is our legacy. We love you." With that, the baby girl's pod sealed shut, and she was jettisoned off of a dying Earth in time to watch as her home planet was sucked into the giant, gaping black hole that their once beautiful sun had become.
Roxanne would be the only survivor.