Paper of Research Prepared by
Professor John Granger
Weston Scientific Foundation
New York, N. Y.
August 11, 2024
Having recently returned from that barren section of Mars, called the Plain of Parna, I wish to report that the City of Launn actually exists. Scientists of this foundation have long believed that at one time the Plain of Parna, now desolate wasteland was inhabitated and irrigated to produce vast riches to support a city far ahead, in every cultural sense, of any earth settlement...
Interesting story. I love the premise and was captivated by about the first third of the novelette. The lack of descriptive prose and some ridiculous dialog really undermines the strength of the storyline. And, if you can believe this, one of the adult male characters is named “PeeWee.” A great DIY opportunity for a 21st-century writer who believes in
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