I’m a bit late with Nekneeraj’s challenge as my initial idea had already been taken.
However, inspiration struck today, so I’ve come back to it.
Full details can be found here:
The distant future
‘What do you mean it’s a breakthrough?’
‘Come with me. You have to see it to believe it. It’s a miracle.’
Tobias led the way to the lab and the young woman sitting on the cot smiled at them.
He threw the switch on the Xray screen and it flickered into focus.
‘What the hell???????’ his superior stammered.
‘Surrogacy. The butterfly was practically extinct, but we found a way to implant the pupas from frozen examples and this was the result.’
The woman giggle behind them.
‘It tickles. I think I’m about to give birth!’
With that, she belched, and the room was awash with blue and grey wings.