|Series: Tales from the Tuckerverse|
|Date: April 2007|
|Preceded By: Erika's Origins|
|Followed By: Befriending a Wolf|
Ashley Tisdale and Mary Hamilton, both soon to be out of a job at Stone Enterprises, are desperate to prove that Type-7 is viable to be submitted for FDA approval but have no money for proper testing. Not wanting to lose her job, Ashley tests the drug on herself and is frozen for an entire week in her office. After learning a few other things about the drug after Mary tests it on herself Ashley and Mary meet with Erika Stone and Monica Stein, though Erika is eager to just end the project and cut costs. Ashley however proves the drug works by using it on both of the guests, and Erika appologizes for ever doubting them. After Ashley leaves though Erika overdoses Mary, who'd discovered Erika's Temporal Gene after a brain scan. Mary is left in Ashley's care, the younger scientist now a human statue, but Ashley's position at Stone Enterprises is secure.
- The story has one of the smallest casts of any written in the entire Tuckerverse.