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Lights in the SkyLights in the SkyLights in the Sky by TorcherFJ
By Nicholas B. Luke
Silently illuminated by the heavens. Drifting away from my home, the familiar sound of radio chatter fades away into endless white noise of static electricity. White dwarves, Red Dwarves, Hypergiants, and Supergiants slowly move out of view. Runaway stars. The sovereignty of the cosmos, the highest authority; the universe is conscious. Living, breathing, seeing.
My name is Mikael Alexandrovich. I am an explorer, a highwayman, a pioneer, a mender. I am a Cosmonaut. And, what was intended to be a return flight, a uniform mission, turned out to be something very different.
I was told I was going up, fixing a satellite, and coming back down. Safe and sound. That was eight years ago, from what I remember. I was sent upwards, way past the satellite, way past the limits of orbit, and into the stellar beyond. Deep space. Never to return, never to breathe natural air, and never to touch another human being again.
Now I lie in an artificial shell, a v