The Scanning by N. Z. Kraime
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Language: English. Published on May 14, 2013. Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories.
The Scanning takes one life every day. It has been a nightmare for the planet of Samna, virtually forever. And, although Samnyans learned to live with it, some tried to counter it, unsuccessfully. When Teftkra finally manages to detect the source of the Scanning's signal, it does not take her long to go exploring and, ultimately, facing the unexpected truth.