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Raina slides into the thick atmosphere to my right. Her shape, like mine, resembles the long cylinder of a porpoise. Radar and telemetry keep us together despite the waves and currents of the thick atmosphere. I remember the fiction of my father’s youth.
“It’s like the orbital elevator ships are fishing,” I commoed.
Her right eye fixes on me. “The only thing to fish for in this hellhole is us.” A flick of her tail sends her toward base.
I still watch out for Venusian kraken.