Beyond Hubble's Shadows, the Daemon Darkness Lies
by Unter Grimschrund
The twenty-second century, Perlmutter Transantarctic Array, Antarctica. Dr. Alexei Zotov peers into the eyepiece of the observatory, into the deepest abyss of the cosmos. What is really out there? What fate does the universe have in store for us? What cosmic horrors brood in that daemon darkness, staring back at us-- seething, ravenous, remorseless-- and who shall be their scribe?