Sepia's memory has recovered to the point where they're insisting on a new name: Zaira. As on-the-nose as "Zaira the zebra" sounds, it flows much better. They're still sexless and still work at Dovetail Herbs, but they're considering other occupations now.

I also explained the issue to them - my shyness about cultural appropriation - and they told me they'd never heard of Africa at all. This struck me as odd, so I asked around; the Corps has narrowed down their homeworld to somewhere inhabited by anthro versions of species regardless of where they're native to on Earth. There's no connection to real-life zebras apart from appearance.

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