At the ship’s helm, the computer display became a permeable membrane between fiction and truth, the shimmering display offering a moment of clarity. The fluctuating image highlighted the separation between the fixed endpoints, total fantasy, and stark reality. The fantasy’s breakdown forced Roan to recognize the many other myths and fancy’s he believed and lived, provoking a disquieting dilemma. Roan took the experience all the way home choosing to disbelieve, and the fantasy broke down to fact. He doesn’t remember what it was, but he stopped buying it. The vessel on the navigation screen was not what it seemed, he concluded. It would be a mistake to pretend it was. Roan engaged the ship’s comm, broadcasting a message expressing warmth, confidence, and jollity.
WE&P by: EZorrilla