The Stars are CCTV
Simon Larson works security for a pair of moonshine peddlers. But he secretly harbours dreams of—one day—scrabbling together enough credits to get off Earth. To get up into the space colonies and start a new life. So when their current job goes square shaped that dream looks further away than ever. A tale of towering aspirations, and greater disappointments. The Stars are CCTV: a short story.