Thursday, August 19, 2010
Billings gets a call
It was the last transmission Billings received. One moment he was Mason Billings, captain of a mineral scow in the Sheckley Sector, the next he was Captain Dixon of Earth IV, a venerable old ship that had travelled three times to the Far Reaches. In his reflective moments, between starhops or upon waking from suspended animation, he remembered something about beach balls and polar bears.
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