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Brahe

Joined November 2011.

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I’m an undergraduate physics student, amateur astronomer and reader of politics and philosophy. Sometimes I get in the mood to write stuff, so I do.

Stories

  1. Claustrophobia and the art of Generator Maintenance

    When you’re in a situation like mine you need routine. Routine is all that keeps you going, sure you could top yourself but you haven’t scheduled that in yet. See Tuesday 19th 5.30-6.00pm, ‘Generator Maintenance"; Generator Maint...

  2. God and his subject

    “I am sorry Tom, but you knew it had to end like this” The barrel pressed to my forehead has been there so long it’s not even cold anymore. I’m out of points, no argument left, was I really wrong? My throat doesn’t feel dr...

  3. It's raining, why did it have to be raining?

    The tires span in futility on the tarmac, dragging water back into the air, while the cars motor went from a low grumbling thunder to a cacophonous scream of effort. The man checked in terror over his shoulder. The door burst open capturing rain as it ...

  4. This couldn't possibly be a bad idea

    Suspended tenderly as a raindrop on the end of thread, swaying side to side in the inky blue and crushing emptiness around it. A tender collaboration of steel, brass and a pupil of glass out of which glances a serious entity hinting at childish glee. A...

  5. And so he falls?

    A two-step to the choice. A commitment made of the present As it’s very nature contorts and yields. As when by a superior force. Defenses shatter. Tender, sharp proves the doubt. But no counter-moves are allowed. Waves batter and the din’...

  6. Authority derives not from some farcical aquatic ceremony

    Bright light. Shoe on steel. Tiny pinprick of light. “When you think about it. It’s not hard to imagine where it starts. I guess it just goes to prove 1600 years is too long. You want to “define your future”. Suckle on the breas...