The Salvage of Core 925

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“How old it is it?”

Thurston peered out of the trawler’s window at the floating chunk of orbital debris, as he awaited an answer from the newest member of his crew.

“From this far out, it looks to be about…a hundred or so years,” Jiang said.  “Largely intact.”

Thurston turned to her.  “And no one else has claimed it yet?  That’s unlikely.”

“What should I do, boss?” the pilot asked.  Continue reading