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It was seen entering Earth’s atmosphere following detection outside the orbit of Mercury. The object had been seen by those whose job it was to detect errant asteroids and the like. They noticed that a chunk of comet had uncharacteristically broken orbit and headed straight for Earth.
Scavenger had always had a keen sense of the connectedness of things.
Despite years alone in the immensity of space, Scavenger had never succumbed to belief in randomness. Visible or not, understandable or not, there were always causes and effects, always hidden connections.
A galaxy-wide stream of matter, fuelled by stars — bright yellow in the centre framed by crimson — flowed through a tear in the black.
Floating in zero-gravity behind the enormous clear window of the operations deck, a being that owed its origins to long ago humans viewed the vast scene through large eyes.
Coming In Issue 209
Naked Mole Rats
by Kevin J Phyland
Not The Wrong Planet
by Mickey Hunt
by DW Walker
Fear In A Tau Ceti Refuge Camp
by Wes Parish
Scavenger Marks Time
by David Adès
There Will Not Be Time
by David Scholes
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Corporate Life - by Bart Meehan
Soft Sacks For Total Relaxation - by PS Cottier
The Wheel - by steve duffy
Ebbett's Field - by Jeff Lancaster
The Singing Stairs - by Rob Riel
Overlay - by Kevin J Phyland
The Interrogation of RJ-12577 - by Harris Tobias
SETI - by Meghashri Dalvi
Grey Power: Consolidation - by David Scholes
Touch - by Shaun A Saunders
Over Here - by Ed Errington
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