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  1. Great start…. How long does it take to get to Europa during Jupiter’s perigee?

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    • toni

      Thanks! Hmm… 501 days? It’s 628,743,036 km at perigree, so that’d have to be a fast ship, but not outside the realm of possibility if we really, really wanted to get there!

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  2. Love it, I really want to write the second half next week… Or do I?

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    • toni

      Haha, great. Thanks, man!

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  3. Intriguing. Great start.

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  4. Thanks for sharing this on Chuck’s site, Toni. Ted’s predicament was so compelling, I couldn’t resist working on the next bit. I posted the middle 500 words here on my blog: http://leahheard.wordpress.com/2014/09/14/flash-fiction-challenge-part-2/

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    • toni

      This is fantastic! Thanks for continuing! I’m very excited that I get to see two diverging stories.

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  5. I couldn’t resist having a go at my own interpretation of the middle of this story…it’s an amazing beginning. Well done! Here’s my go: http://booksishouldhavereadalongtimeago.wordpress.com/other-stuff/flash-fiction/flash-fiction-the-middle-of-the-story/

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    • toni

      I couldn’t seem to comment on your blog, so I’ll do it here. Thanks for continuing this! This is totally what I was planning for poor Ted. Conned into bettering humanity.

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  6. I just had to finish Angela Cavanaugh’s middle:
    http://article94.wordpress.com/2014/09/19/isolation3/

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