Paul Lucas and Phillip Velasquez
Copyright 2012 Paul Lucas and Phillip Velasquez
Cover Art by Paul Lucas
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The nude woman glanced into the holographic display floating off to her side, focusing on the starfield surrounding the ship. She smiled at the blinking magenta pinpoint of their destination. “You know what we are, luv? Microbes on a dust mote, crossing an infinite ocean. We gape in awe at the bits of flotsam that drift by.”
Kendra Ling shook her head. “You always get too dreamy before a launch, Mona. Its just another survey mission. And you shouldn't call me 'luv.'”
Mona ignored that last remark. “Kiva is still a whole new world. A place no other human has ever set foot. Creatures no one else has ever seen. How can you not be even a little excited about that?”