Her virgin birth – science proves true.
Toys speaking messages from Beyond – also true.
People snatched by a sky-portal when she heals others – ditto.
Elena didn’t ask for healing powers, or for a drunken stepfather, or for inanimate objects to channel divine instructions to her since childhood.
But in author Hutchinson’s odd Florida (setting of his At the Edge of the Universe , my pick here) strange things happen regularly.
What is stealing away people? Why? Where do they go?
Maybe it’s a better place than Elena’s high school and now-constant demands that she heal people.
Fiction or science fiction? (or fantasy?)