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April 2021 ISSUE

The Sheen of Her Carapace

Falling in love? Always wondered about that: falling, like it’s an accident, tripping over or something.
Our ship, Perseverance, drifted into the orbit of a planet we called Big Yellow. We were wandering lonely as a dust-cloud, having jumped away from some bad heat back in Primus sector; got our shields busted up, lost most of [...]