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Dr. Light issue 1Dr. Light
"I Am Dr. Light"
Part One of Two
by Lamont Mallory
Kimiyo Hoshi created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez
"Come on, Mom. we can help you."
Kimiyo Hoshi made a final check of her all-white superhero costume in the mirror and sighed. Here we go again.
She adjusted the tiara on her forehead, then looked at the eager 14-year-old girl standing next to her. Kimiyo loved her, despite her annoying persistence. 'Like mother, like daughter', she thought, smiling slightly.
"We've been over this before, Imako. You don't have any powers or special abilities or any other way to protect yourself." Kimiyo floated off the ground slightly, and hovered out of the room.
Undaunted, Imako walked right beside her, continuing. "I even made costumes for me and Yasu. What's a hero without a sidekick or two? Right, little brother??" The girl peered towards the kitchen out of the corner of her eye.
No response came fro
Nine TimesI saw him nine times.
The first time we were both sitting in the room together, getting ready to take the math test that would determine our placement. I was scatterbrained and throwing things around, trying to find the pencils that I had known I would need but had still just tossed in my purse. He was lounging backwards in his chair, looking for all the world as though he didn’t have a single care in the world, including the upcoming test. It annoyed me, that I was frantic and ready to scream, while someone else could be that relaxed.
I tested out of the class.
I don’t know if he did.
The second time I saw him, it was a few months after I arrived on campus. He was the one rushing and frantic this time, running across the square. He was probably late for class, though I had no way of knowing for sure. I was already lost in my own thoughts and ideas, deciding on my major and convincing people that yes, this is what I really want to do with my life. If they weren
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