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One Sentence Story: Nonstop

Cloud Study by John Constable What if the flight from Boston to San Francisco really did take forever and the captain came on the intercom and announced, “well, folks, I’ve got some good news and some bad news: the bad news is that the earth has disappeared from sight and no longer registers on our instruments, and so it seems that we are stranded here in the sky for all eternity, in a luminous, cloudy limbo somewhere between our original point of departure and our scheduled destination, and the good news is that there is an endless supply of fuel as well as complimentary beverages and meals—miraculously, our supplies completely replenish themselves after each usage, somewhat like that bottomless pitcher of wine in the ancient Greek myth—so at least we won’t be contemplating cannibalism or taking a sudden dive into an unknown void—and frankly I’m hoping that there might be a member of the clergy on board, or a philosopher, or even a scientist, who could help us all deal with the predic

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