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[Concluded] The Golden Otter

Good Evening dear readers!

Today I just finished a short story of science-fiction I really enjoyed writing…

(This short story now belongs to a novel called “Coexistence”. Other chapters available: Lota-7Dokagos, The Lideka Clan)

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“The Golden Otter”

Based on a dream I had lately, this story is about a young just married couple from an Earth Colony, who decided to spend their Honemoon on the Moon itself.

But the Solar System is no longer what it used to be: the Moon became a giant floral park, where touristic attractions grow on top of everything, and the Earth is nothing but a giant coal still litten on the inside, floating between Sun and Moon…

Everything goes well, relatively speaking, until the recycling and dispensing systems of the ship start to malfunction…

As the passengers rush to the safety compartment, the hermetic door between this compartment and the rest of the ship closes before everyone could get in, seperating the couple and leaving the young man no other choice than surviving in an environment deprived of oxygen…