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A short short scifi story

I wrote this for a con­test at the New Sci­en­tist mag­a­zine. I thought what the heck, maybe some­one will like it. And no, I won't ex­plain it, be­cause that spoils the whole thing.

There is no Such Thing as Free En­er­gy

I wished a cold drink was still a pos­si­bil­i­ty, and looked out, across the baked clay that used to be a swamp. The hatch closed and we start­ed our long trip to the stars, curs­ing the in­ven­tor of the per­pet­u­al mo­tion en­gine all the way.


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