Gillian knew the answer but still asked.
“What is it?”
His face was white, like the skull mandible he held. David answered her, in a hushed tone.
“It’s definitely alien. Just like me.”
This is my 33 word response to this prompt from Trifect Writing challenge. http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/
Here’s a ripping rock tune from Band of Skulls, I Know What I am. It’s sets a tone and sounds great. Play it at skull crushing level.