Earthlight sends jags of shadow crawling across the floor of the viewing bay, intangible reminders of the blowout that took #7 Arc, sent its occupants out into the dark. Killed my friends. Killed my parents. Killed my brother. They were at an Earthview, back when it was still a sick curiosity. No one comes here now, not in the year since the accident.

Outburst
Cast of Wonders
Published 29-May-2017

About the story: When all that’s left of humanity is a small orbital – and it’s breaking up.
Inspired by a Whitesnake song.