The last hope to save humanity must leave two crewmembers behind.
After a difficult discussion and a round of heartfelt goodbyes, Kellogg and Lumumba climbed into the recreation module.
The module was jettisoned from the ship a few minutes later.
Hope for the survival of mankind remained as the ship continued onward.
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The desperate exodus of mankind to the stars.
“Butembo will serve as the anchor for the first ever constructed.”
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“The colonists refer to this as the ‘death drop’.”
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My suggestion involves time travel.
After the asteroid slammed into Earth, a few squirrelly dinosaurs were still kicking.
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A power vacuum.
One malfunctioning robot.
Weeks became months.
“Overdue” turned into pleas pumped into space.
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With a shrill wind as his warden.
Stranded on OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb, he believed that he was alone on the frozen world.
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The future of church architecture is now.
The earliest church was constructed from timber and turf.
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Once I dreamed you may carry me to the stars – that I may be your fuel and force. I wondered if we may conquer the cosmos together.
I haven’t always lived on the Moon.
Very long ago I existed among you. I was your Father and you were my children. Not necessarily in a literal sense, but we loved as parent and child. I was your shameless advocate. You were my eager apprentice.
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Humankind had never ventured this far into the unknown.
A single escape pod drifted listlessly through intergalactic space.
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“We know you’re angry over your death.”
Inexplicable difficulties at the extraction facility had resulted in a tentative abandonment.
Human presence on Mercury would cease.
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