Once again, it is time for the Friday Fictioneers, graciously hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. You can read all the entries to this week’s photo prompt here:
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Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On
The night after her graduation as hyper-drive engineer from ESA’s Space Academy in Barcelona, she has a heart-to-heart conversation with Columbus in the city’s historical port.
“I’ll do better, you’ll see.”
Progressing from engineering to politics seems the logical thing to do.
Now, as she watches how the commemoration plaque with her name is attached to ESCC Humboldt, she hopes that her vision is strong enough. Her grandson is assigned captain of humankind’s first science vessel ready to move out of the high orbit space dock. Her heart nearly bursts with pride as Christopher accepts his orders: explore, not conquer.