using nothing more than newton’s laws of gravitation, we astronomers can confidently predict that several billion years from now our home galaxy, the milky way, will merge with our neighbouring galaxy, andromeda. because the distances between the stars are so great compared to their sizes, few if any stars in either galaxy will actually collide.
any life on the worlds of that far off future should be safe, but they will be treated to an amazing billion-year-long lightshow.
a dance of a half a trillion stars, to music first heard on one little world, by a man who had but one true friend.
Black sand beach, Vik, Iceland
Mapping my civilizations has been a process of superimposition and erasure. Often only remnants remain at a civilization’s height.
But, those are the pieces, upon which the myths are created.
Wings? Oh not for me, I need no other pinions Than the beating of my heart within my breast; Wings are for the dreamer with a bird-like longing, Whose dreams come home at eventide to nest.Climb, Winifred Welles