Article: 261563 of talk.bizarre From: Andrew Solberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: 92x100 Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:45:44 -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 VOYAGER ******* Voyager sped from our solar system and into the next. As chance would have it, its course neatly intersected that of a planet sustaining numerous promising lifeforms. Lacking landing jets of any kind, Voyager burned up in the atmosphere of the planet. The fissionable material in its ancient reactor fragmented, leaving a trail of radioactive debris that destroyed all life on the most populous archipelago inside six generations. Meanwhile, the pictures and discs and other gifts to aliens became so much smoke in the troposphere. In this manner, humanity's first chapter in interplanetary interaction was written in terribly characteristic style. -- 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.