The carnage and chaos had ended.
He was the only survivor.
Recognizable remains littered the corridors. Blood pooled over artificial gravity wells.
A course to Earth was set, and he gingerly collapsed into a cryogenics pod.
As the pod sealed, a motion light kicked on.
He toured the entirety of his ancestral homeland without a single step.
After he signed the book, he decided to vacation in Portugal before getting down to business.
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“I hear voices and scratching,” the child whispered beneath a heavy comforter.
Darkness blanketed the Montes Apenninus just beyond his son’s bedroom window.
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A piece for the working man.
Although the family feared trouble and planned a special burial, anarchists got the body of George Pullman before the earth did.
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The most honest way to earn a dollar.
“Can I come down?”
“Of course! I’m just surprised your not playing outside.”
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A watery grave holds only so many drops.
You need a shotgun to squash these bugs.
“The lightning bugs sure are glowing bright tonight!”
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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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All conspiracies unravel in time.
“You don’t understand — I need to get from Bulawayo to Harare as soon as possible. I need to be on the roof of the New Reserve Bank Tower before sunset.”
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He stepped into the cyan circle.
He settled in Luanda despite the distance.
The portal was first opened in a basement along Rua Ngola Mbandi — a stone’s throw from the airport.
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