Far Side of the Universe

A Tor. com Original

32 pages

English language

Published Nov. 21, 2021 by Doherty Associates, LLC, Tom.


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3 stars (1 review)

When young Ira arrives for her appointment, she is prepared to be transported to The Gateway to Heaven, 6,070 light years away. But the technicians shepherding her through the process fear there's more to it than what's advertised.

On the value of a futuristic one way trip

3 stars

Two technicians prepare a person for a one-way trip: being reduced to data and sent to a destination thousands of light-years away.

But discussions during the preparations and afterwards shows the doubts one technician has over the purpose of offering the trip to those who want to do it.