The tropics had been uninhabitable for decades. We all live inside the Arctic Circle now; we figure there is another population in Antarctica, but we can’t contact them: all the geostationary satellites are below the horizon.

Then I remember that the Internet interprets damage as censorship, and how as a child I had to fly from Miami to Havana via Toronto.

So we get our biggest lasers and point them at the moon, and spell out H-E-L-L-O in Morse code.

Next month, we get a reply.


(The actual quote is: “The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.”

@zens I’ve got a future story lined up about lost attributions.

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