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To Dream of Stars: An Astronomer’s Lament

by on Oct 5, 2009 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

By Peter M. Ball The first time he sees the Royal Observatory he is three days shy of his twelfth birthday. It’s spring, a clear night, the stars unveiling themselves in small groups as the sky overhead grows dark. The tower rises from the hills, dominating the uneven horizon, a crooked...

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