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Exploding, Like Fireworks

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On the space station known as Moon Talk, engineers and poets work together to prototype and manufacture communications satellites. The founder of the station decided to include poets because they specialize in communicating high-density information in very short bursts.

Angel, a 20-year-old robotics engineer, is visiting Moon Talk on a poetry/engineering internship when an
ebook, 16 pages
Published November 15th 2012 by Untreed Reads
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How would you adapt to a new sense? Can machines absorb the personality of their human host?

Angel’s predicament is a terrible one. How does one grow accustomed to spending the rest of your life in a space station clinic after a horrific accident leaves you too medically fragile to return to earth? In her shoes I would have felt just as angry as she does at the thought of never returning home. Luckily she is able to channel her disappo
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Review of Exploding Like Fireworks by Pat Murphy
5 stars

Reading Pat Murphy’s outstanding science fiction is always mind-expanding, the equivalent of traveling to other worlds from the comfort of my armchair. In this entry, Angel is a twenty-year-old intern on Moon Talk, an artificial colony-space station founded by a combination of poets and engineers from the U.S.’s prestigious M.I.T., and named for a Mark Twain quote. In a freakish accident, Angel finds herself paralyzed, and of course despair
Deborah Sastroredjo
Jun 03, 2013 Deborah Sastroredjo rated it really liked it
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This is a very nice short read. Very scifi and thought out well. I liked the story, the development and are left to imagine. There is character development, even though the story is short. And I wonder if all these things are possible. Maybe one dahy... I would recommend :)
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