Is it possible for low-self esteem and the constant media barrage of unachievable body image to give someone super powers? Or perhaps such things just crafted the result of the manifestation of Laura's latent mutant abilities? Whatever the true cause, plain jane Laura is now able to psychically create a new, "perfect" body for herself - complete with super powers.
The outgoing, super powered heroine AVATAR stands out in all the ways Laura could otherwise only dream of. But is she really free in this form or just another part of the problem?