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903…The End

903 went to a quiet corner, between a couple of trees, and opened herself to the Star Council.  3 stayed with the Star Eaters, who waited patiently for her return.  It wasn’t long before she walked back to where everyone … Continue reading

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903…25

“I can’t bring them back,” said 903, “but I can try and keep you alive.” “We were kept alive for payback,” said the first Star Eater. “Are you sure?  Maybe you were hidden so that you could begin again.” “Have … Continue reading

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903…23

“We got all of the Star Eaters,” said 903, looking at 3.  “Every single one of them. “How can you be sure?” he asked, grooming his tail. “If they were any left, why wouldn’t they have acted before now?” “I … Continue reading

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903…21

Thoughts poured into 903.  Orion’s belt was gone, so were the handles on the Dippers.  Messages of stars disappearing, or going dark, kept coming flooding into her mind.  903 sorted through everything but kept thinking about Chicago.  She kept telling … Continue reading

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903…20

903, looking for answers,  turned her attention to the planets in the local group. She sent a thought to Mercury, asking if he knew anything about the dying stars.  He responded immediately, saying that all he wanted to do was … Continue reading

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903…19

The crowd grew thinner as they made their way around the buildings.  Finally, there were only a few people left.   Fireworks lit up the black sky and delighted shouts could be heard from the crowd. They walked to the … Continue reading

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903…18

“That’s a big ferris wheel,” said 114, with admiration.  “Humans are always trying to get closer to us.” “It’s so crowded, it’s hard to walk,” laughed 107. “Shouldn’t be a problem getting enough energy to take off.  OH! cotton candy,” … Continue reading

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903…17

“What about the bodies on the cement?” asked 903, looking over her shoulder. “What about them?” said Rickie. “Are we just going to leave them there?” ‘Yes, along with the thousand others who are on earth right now.  Once we … Continue reading

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903…16

“So, 3?  What’s your idea?” asked 903. “Wait,” said Rickie, holding up his hand. “3, I’m rescinding your life sentence.  You can come home with us.” “No way,” said 3, running behind 903′ foot.  “I won’t go.  I won’t leave … Continue reading

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903…15

“Could you call me something else?”  asked the Enforcer.  “Please?  I’d like to be called something other than the Enforcer and I don’t really like my number.  I was thinking of Rickie.” “Excuse me?” said 903, stunned.  “Rickie?” “Yes, please.” … Continue reading

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