Under The Sun

Thursday, October 02, 2003


Lizzie began to skip across the granite-hard ice, splashing the puddles and dragging the boot of her atmosphere suit through the rivulets of methane pouring down the mountainside. "I'm sing-ing in the rain." She threw out her arms and spun around. "Just sing-ing in the rain!"
"Uh . . . O'Brien? Are you all right?"
"Oh, leave her alone," Consuelo Hong said with sour good humor. "Can't you recognize the scientific method when you hear it?"
--Michael Swanwick, "Slow Life"

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