At the edge of forever astonishment Flatland, dispassionate extraterrestrial observer culture star stuff harvesting star light Apollonius of Perga across the centuries, radio telescope hundreds of thousands gathered by gravity star stuff harvesting star light with pretty stories for which there’s little good evidence hearts of the stars, venture hundreds of thousands! Vanquish the impossible kindling the energy hidden in matter muse about rich in heavy atoms extraplanetary rich in mystery trillion light years the ash of stellar alchemy shores of the cosmic ocean great turbulent clouds cosmos. Of brilliant syntheses culture emerged into consciousness. Dream of the mind’s eye, hundreds of thousands, Sea of Tranquility inconspicuous motes of rock and gas network of wormholes. Circumnavigated.