Article: 261553 of talk.bizarre From: Andrew Solberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: 82x100 Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:43:28 -0500 Organization: iTRiBE Mail to News Gateway Lines: 24 Sender: email@example.com Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.4 PL23] X-Provider: iTRiBE, Inc <URL: http://www.itribe.net/> X-Gateway: Posted via the iTRiBE News<->Email gateway X-Disclaimer: iTRiBE, Inc. neither endorses nor assumes any responsibility for the contents of this posting. Status: O STAR GRAZING ************ The wings were 250 kilometers across and gossamer-thin, stretched across a tubular frame. Her pilot's pouch was a dot on the underside of the structure. She released the lockdowns and felt her stomach climb her throat as the glider dropped from the carryall. She trimmed her dive. The enormous bird was painfully unresponsive, but the updraft of light and particles eventually turned her nose to the horizontal. She set a course across the sunscape. Unable to resist, she diverted slightly to shoot the tube of a large prominence. Two hours later she reached the aleph-nine sunspot and started to photograph. -- This post is COPYRIGHT 1995, Andrew Solberg. All rights reserved. Standard usenet distribution is acceptable; other forms of reproduction or reprinting may be considered in violation of international copyright law. Andrew Solberg is HWRNMNBSOL: email@example.com, Math Dept., Rice U.