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The Loneliest Girl in the Universe The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James
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“Love take so much energy, and it just leads to pain. I think it's probably best for people to be self-sufficient. If I was strong enough to be independent, then I wouldn't be so desperately lonely. I'm sure of it,”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
“It's hard to focus on the future when the past is so distracting.”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
“I’ve got the half-real fear that creeps up on you in the middle of the night, making you think that there is a monster in your room.”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
“On good days, which don’t come often, I love my ship and everything it represents. I thrill at the thought of seeing Earth II. There are going to be so many things there that have never been seen by human eyes before. I’ll get to study the planet using priceless, brand-new equipment that’s just waiting to be unpacked. I’ll discover things that might change the fate of humanity for ever. The Infinity is the biggest, most expensive scientific mission in history. I get to be the very first person to see the results. I’m so lucky.

On bad days, I worry about my responsibilities until my gut cramps and my head feels full of knives.

On my very worst days, I think of nothing but how vulnerable I am out here. I’m balanced on the edge of oblivion with only a fragile skin of metal separating me from the void of space.”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
“I just want someone who holds on. Someone who won't ever let me go, whatever tries to tear us apart. Is that too much to ask?”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
“Another ship. It’s the best news I could ever have imagined.

Who are they going to send? Who’s coming?

I stare out of the helm window, straining my eyes against the infinite blackness, pressing my fingernails into my palms so hard they sting. I can’t see anything except the silver pinprick stars.

How long until I’ll be able to see The Eternity?

How long until it will be able to see me?”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
“This whole journey is a balancing act based on faith. We're all just hoping the The Infinity will eventually be able to reach somewhere safe. And for what? To satisfy the great human spirit of exploration?
My life is a gambling chip thrown carelessly across the universe in the hope it'll land somewhere my descendants can survive.”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe