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"Global warming is caused by the sun," Sue said. "It's pretty stupid, really, having a heater you can't turn down."
This was obviously a rehearsed speech, derived from a known unreliable source, designed by him to make a quick buck, but Kathy listened politely, interested to find out what his new line was.
Scavenger of the Deft Hand’s search bots found the derelict podship’s log wedged between the palm of the dead hand and the open box in its grip. The find immediately set off Nimble’s alarm and woke Scavenger from a much too short sleep.
The Radiant entered a high, slow orbit around Lumen.
Alone in his tiny quarters, Specialist Johnten stared from the port window at the charcoal-black nightside of the planet. No lights broke the gloom below.
Bleak and empty, he wrote in his field notebook. Our initial proximity view of an Earth-similar sphere circling the first dark star ever discovered.
I had been in service on Earth in the [Censored] King's Rifles, [Censored] Regiment in a UNPeacekeeping career so previous it almost seemed another life. That seemed to be why I had beenassigned this position of relief supervisor for my NGO, the Taucetacean Hope Association,headquartered on the smallest of the three continents of Cetus, the sole habitable planet of Tau Ceti.
Coming In Issue 210
by Kevin J Phyland
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by Benjamin Hayes
by Allan Dyen-Shapiro
Walt Disney & The Duck Lord
by Wes Parish
Irina Galinskaya's Log
by David Adès
by Leslie Blake
by Marg Essex
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Regene-eration - by Stella Samaras
Crush - by Angela Slatter
Home, A Place - by Pavelle Wesser
Dead Cert - by DW Walker
Malaita: In This Context - by Wes Parish
Help - by Mark Tremble
Tidemark - by Brendan D Carson
HEAL - by Shaun A Saunders
Scavenger Of The Dead Hand - by David Adès
An Unplanned Hatching - by Wes Parish
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