dylan jeninga

Solar Resources, INC.
Meri Solar Orbital Station Report
Date: 9.16.2732
Subject: Account of the incident involving Neutron Collection Rig #1313 given by Neutron Rig Operator 115386

I'm not crazy.

I know how intense it is, I've been a neutron miner for six years. The surface where we work is nearly six thousand Kelvin and the gravity is twenty-eight times Earth normal. Nothing could survive in that. I'm a Jovian kid and even I think that's too much.

But I know what I saw...

[Thus begins the tale.  This was the first story to graduate from presentation on this site to publication in a book.  You will find it in Vintage Worlds 1.]

Extract: see Glimpse of a Sun-dweller.