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The Pillars

it was ok 2.0  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
In the distant future, the people of Earth have built spaceships to explore the universe. The accidental discovery of a potentially habitable planet reveals the existence of two mysterious pillars, but something goes wrong while setting up an investigation. One of the orbiting ships has gone completely silent, and no one knows why. No distress beacons; no escape pods; ...more
Published August 9th 2014 by Smashwords
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Sep 01, 2014 GigiBee rated it it was ok
An easy but disappointingly dull read.

I downloaded a free copy from Smashwords.

I went into this short story feeling very excited. I expected it to create an interesting world for me to get lost in, where human space exploration goes horribly wrong. The cover and blurb caught my eye at once; I've been looking for some good science fiction to read and review for a while.

Unfortunately, The Pillars starts to drag early on. The straightforward prose does makes the story accessible to a wide range of
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Geoff Lichy is a graphic designer and photographer from Orange County, New York. As a musician Geoff has recorded and produced over 30 albums and EPs since 2006, contributing to over a dozen bands of various genres and playing multiple instruments. He also writes short stories and is working on a few novels.
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