No matter how many straight-A report cards he brought home or first-place science-fair ribbons he earned, Kurt would never be Todd. He was the other son. The day he realized that was the day he started filling a jar with batteries.
Kurt watched as the android, his twin, slowly stood, powered by years’ worth of batteries he’d re-charged. It would join his parents in the car, headed to Todd’s latest game. Kurt had no use for sports. He turned out the lights and stared at the galaxy on his bedroom ceiling, tracing his name in the stars.