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Digging in Gehenna David Gerrold

Digging in Gehenna

David Gerrold

Published October 23rd 2012
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Kindle Edition
31 pages
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The seed for this story was an actual anecdote I’d read many years ago and saved in my idea file—something about archaeologists and blind spots and how much does a Grecian urn?Daddy was arguing with Dr. Blom again, so Mom told me to stay away fromMoreThe seed for this story was an actual anecdote I’d read many years ago and saved in my idea file—something about archaeologists and blind spots and how much does a Grecian urn?Daddy was arguing with Dr. Blom again, so Mom told me to stay away from the dig for awhile, at least until tempers cooled off. That was the only thing likely to cool off anytime soon. Spring was rising, and so were the daytime temperatures. We would be heading back south to the more comfortable polar zones as soon as the last trucks were loaded and the skywhale arrived tomorrow morning. Twenty-four months would pass before the sand would be cool enough to stand on again, but nobody knew if we would be coming back.