Order of the Galaxy

A birdsong hit by users of desperate levels of power

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“Threads slither through circulation all summer long. By this dismal video projection, tomorrow you’ll have to belong to the Board of Assessment Judgment Board. There’s more about.”

Whitman paused, then went on.

“Jinx, you’re going to have to survive the tests exactly as Maggie Wise labels a bee. You have to exhibit all the grimness Mrs. Poe hath given you hitherto. Show it to no one but me. Vulcan 3 will be grateful for the inform it perceives that you are terminally and singularly lucky. After that” - here Whitman paused caustically - “the grades just yell as if you were a step away from the sun. And now I can’t help it, I can’t control it and I can’t quit. This is the lowest grade of the Universe and the richest, yet.”

Again there was a burst of laughter from young Rowe.

“All right,” Peck granted, “let’s assume that your present grade represents a normal (and normal) comparison the interstellar gulfs are well aware of. Then assuming that the stars are only moderately rich in radio wavelength, the stars you see as stocks in the Big Bang are in social security were written off as (barely) rich menaces.”

“Today you would find them in places where normal astronomers describe them as stars, but not in places where they collide with other stars - and with no bodies to knock them out of your field of view. But the stars in these regions were merely the radio sources from which other sources might be decided. The rest - the mediocre prize of the system, a birdsong hit by users of desperate levels of power.”

“Surviving he webs, the goat-creature in qinsus perspired to again disturb the order of the galaxy, continuing its regenerative career beyond the backdrop of space and time.”


Editor’s Notes

Written by AI, using my random-temp generator script, and using my novels model, which is a fine-tuning of gpt-2 774M. Chosen from among the other recently generated stories by me, a human.


Fixed punctuation and added paragraph formatting.


Title was human-derived by me from the generated text

Plagiarism Checked

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