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Safebuoys - Flash Fiction Online
For 247 sleep cycles, the safebuoy has been drifting. The only window is a round, pillow-shaped patch of transparent steel. Loocha tells her son, Corvey, there’s nothing to see, and he believes her. Until the giant ice cream cone appears. From his sleep-sack, Corvey points and asks, “What’s that?” Since the evacuation of the Oort …