The Music of the Stars
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Trapped in space on a solo mission to Mars, strange things begin to happen to Yuri aboard the capsule of the Orpheus IV. Strange music begins to play inside the cabin, is he imagining it or is there another explanation? More
Static noise filled the small cabin. It came seeping into his dreams as Yuri woke groggily. The capsule around him measured just 5 by 7 metres, its shiny white plastic and chrome walls illuminated by the pervasive artificial lighting. He stretched his hands in front of his face and wiped a hand across his unshaven face. In the zero gravity of space he unstrapped himself from the bunk and floated effortlessly towards across the cabin. Beside the atmospheric and flight controls the radio was fixed, which continued to emit a piercing stream of white noise.
He grabbed the receiver and spoke. “This is Orpheus IV over. Proceeding with phase 8 of the procedure, all systems operational. Do you copy? Over.” His voice was husky and rasping, Yuri barely spoke out loud any more...
Trapped in space on a solo mission to Mars, strange things begin to happen to Yuri aboard the capsule of the Orpheus IV...