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The Lonely Universe Steven T. G. Hill

The Lonely Universe

Steven T. G. Hill

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Travis Benedict never believed hed really amount to anything. He just wanted to serve his time in the fleet, travelling the stars.He never dreamed hed be the one to discover the first real signs of alien life in the universe. The first to trulyMoreTravis Benedict never believed hed really amount to anything. He just wanted to serve his time in the fleet, travelling the stars.He never dreamed hed be the one to discover the first real signs of alien life in the universe. The first to truly know that humanity isnt alone.And some people, powerful people, believe that the status quo should continue.Theyll stop at nothing to suppress the bit of data now in Traviss possession.The Lonely Universe is a science fiction short story.BONUS SHORT STORYA Ship in the DesertGideon lives in a society some may believe a utopia. It is a simple, Spartan existence. Most people shun material wealth and goods, and technology is the worst offender.Those who do find pleasure in such things are ostracized, pushed to the fringes of society. Gideons uncle used to be such a person, until he died.But now Gideons troubles arent over: his uncle left him everything he owned. So much that even the Techmongers, responsible for the collection and disposal of such things, cannot take it all from him.So he travels to the Ship, from which all the people came to this land from some distant world many years ago, seeking help.But there are other powers at work. Like the Abbot, old and jealous, who wants something that belonged to Gideons uncle. And he wants it badly.Gideon doesnt know the test of faith that awaits him at the Ship.A Ship in the Desert is a science fiction short story.