The ambassador surveyed the ballroom. She had to admit that Humans knew how to throw a party, but their obsession with history baffled her.
In the Hive, cultural standards were dictated by the current Queen, and she didn’t build statues to her ancestors. There was little room for living in the past, only the drumming wingbeat of the present.
But humans were always trying to recreate historical fashion, foods, and even entertainment. They were nostalgic for eras in which they hadn’t even lived.
Still, she was having a good time. And this corset was doing amazing things for her thorax.

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