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The Story, page 9

April 12th, 2012 · No Comments

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The elder went on: “And difficult it was. Only through the hard work and dedication of every colonist here we are where we are today. Something we all can be very proud of!” For a moment the elder seemed not ordinary at all; but straight, strong and somehow eternal. Then he sighed, and […]

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The Story, page 8

March 31st, 2012 · No Comments

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Skye made a gesture and the screen on the wall lit up, showing a countdown clock and a text urging to tell everybody to tune in. The chatter died down at that and they waited silently. After what seemed a very long time the image switched to a room with three of the […]

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The Story, page 7

March 19th, 2012 · No Comments

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In the classroom the fireplace was lit, and most people were already sitting on the couches in the lounging corner. Speculation was rife again, this time about the cause of all the gloom that radiated from the hall. “It can’t be something physical”, a boy named Ocean said, “Or else the alarm […]

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The Story, page 6

March 7th, 2012 · No Comments

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“It is usually a good idea to mark the spots first, before you open the container.” River said to Piers. “The coral needs the frame at first, so it is best to lay them near, but not too near, otherwise you need too many. These things are precious.” He drew the first mark […]

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The Story, page 5

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

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The section of the compound that would become the bio-lab was marked with a leaf symbol. It was still empty, their handhelds bleeped simultaneously when they entered. A blueprint of the space was shown to each of the team members. The section they were to build first was highlighted. Piers and River were […]

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The Story, page 4

February 21st, 2012 · No Comments

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At the end of the passage the compound stretched before them. It had built the outer layer by itself so they need not go out to build it in the heavy spacesuits. It would be too dangerous when a suit would tear and start to leak. The atmosphere was being worked on of […]

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The Story, page 3

February 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments

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New compounds always were connected to the main city by a passage. The city looked magnificent from above, a sprawling web with the domed compounds as nodes and the passages as vertices. The passages were still necessary, and would be for a while yet, until the atmosphere was compatible enough to […]

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The Story, page 2

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments

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Routinely River emptied his tray at the recycle station in the hall. The biological content of the orange peels was more than welcome here. Slowly they were building the biomass to a point where it could hopefully become self-sustaining; until then every molecule counted. The building team he was assigned to, according to […]

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The Story, page 1

January 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

BOOM! River woke up with the ground shaking. BOOM! It took a moment to realize that it was the next compound that was building itself was making that noise. River turned around to lie just a moment longer before getting up. The new compound meant there would be even more work for them to take […]

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