John is a young boy of ten years, inquisitive, playful, mischievous much like any other ten year old. John was born and brought up in zero gravity however, never able to walk on Earth. An opportunity has come up for John to talk to some other children on the surface and John must wrestle with his own envy of their life while realising they envy his life in outer space even more so. More
“Lonely Child” is a sci-fi story of a young boy’s wish to be able to walk on our planet’s surface. He was born in zero gravity and has lived there since birth with his parents on a mining and transport vessel supplying Earth. The boy has the opportunity to start talking to school kids his age on the surface and eventually realises that despite how trapped he feels on the ship, to the children on the planet he is the one free and living an adventure.