November 17, 1995. This is the page devoted to "big tech" and the admiration of machinery. Ok, so much of it and then move on. The trekkie style gadgetry underlines the contrast between "traditional" sci-fi and what will follow on the next pages. The HEO station is, BTW, the former near-earth asteroid Eros, which is converted to a base and material supply. The brightest patch on the surface is the space city Golden Arrow, founded 3812. From there a system ship takes the coffin to Neptune where the stellar booster is on a parking orbit before leaving to Zavijava.



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