By Nancy Kress
The extraterrestrial beings seemed someday, outfitted a base at the moon, and positioned an advert at the internet:“We are an alien race you could name the Atoners. Ten thousand years in the past we wronged humanity profoundly. we can't undo what has been performed, yet we would like humanity to appreciate it. accordingly we request twenty-one volunteers to go to seven planets to Witness for us. we are going to exhibit every one volunteer there and again in whole safety. Volunteers needs to communicate English. Send requests for digital purposes to witness@Atoners.com."At first, every person idea it used to be a joke. however it wasn’t.This is the tale of 3 of these volunteers, and what they discovered on Kular A and Kular B.
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Let舗s go to the shuttle bay,舡 Cam said. More mundane speech. But she was right; commonplace words were what was needed right now. Procedural speech, unambiguous speech, careful speech that didn舗t imply grandiose emotions that could only prove embarrassing later. Speech such as, for instance, I will love you forever. 舡 Soledad led the way; she was, as of the moment the two shuttles launched, mission coordinator. Cam followed eagerly, looking beautiful as ever but so different in the rough tunic, leggings, and boots that the Atoners had supplied, her wild black hair loose to her shoulders.
Sorry, I didn舗t mean to hurt him. Is this your leader? No, of course not. 舡 The old man watched her intently. All at once he began a flow of words. How had he known? It went on for a few minutes while the guard, expressionless, watched. People also watched from the ramparts, a circle of silent and wary eyes. It spooked Cam a little. Š. Š. Š. Š. Š. Are you a soldier come from Pular? 舡 舠From where? Š. Š. 舡 舠From the sky, yes,舡 she subvocalized and then repeated the sounds in her implant. 舡 She watched those navy-blue-and-speckled-silver eyes sharpen even more.
O: Well, maybe not everything舒please don舗t hold that statement against me! A: What would you do if we told you to do something you think is morally wrong? Š. I guess I wouldn舗t do it. Does that disqualify me? A: No. You say you are intelligent and strong and able to learn well. Why don舗t those qualities enable you to create a life better than 舠crappy舡? O: [long silence] I think舒forgive me, sir舒that despite what you said before, I think you don舗t understand the United States right now. The economy sucks.
Steal Across the Sky by Nancy Kress