Please be introduced to John K Mercury. You are welcome to join this journey…
We have harnessed the atom; we will harness the stars, and what thereafter? Maybe we will evolve and discover the connection between mortality and immortality? Maybe I will evolve? Maybe this weary misanthrope isn’t a misanthrope? Maybe what is ahead is my beginning? I am a witless forger of my fate, a fate that should have been about touching a life, providing someone insight into their humanity, reminding whomever that all of us are everything. We are all, we are…
AN ANONYMOUS AUTHOR. A LIFE MISSPENT. A PERSPECTIVE DISCOVERED ONLY ON THE BRINK.
John K 1.00 – if you knew how lucky you are, you would be more god than mortal
John K 1.01 – I am busting through particles, deep space feels like inverted energy
John K 1.02 – I’d like to become the top candidate for the launch to Mars
John K 1.03 – Mercury, after careful consideration, we would like to offer you the opportunity to be the first person on Mars
John K 1.04 – For some reason, I haven’t eaten for the past twenty-four hours
John K 1.05 – I am lonely but not as lonely as I was back on Earth
John K 1.06 – I am invisible as I float toward that bright red light like a near-death experience
John K 1.07 – The planet is close enough to feel
John K 1.08 – It is a long way down
John K 1.09 – I slept for a few hours
John K 1.10 – Are you there, Forthright?
John K 1.11 – I am weightless and yet, the red mass seems to meet me with enormous speed
John K 1.12 – What do you see, John?