‘Welcome to Betelgeuse’ part 1

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Welcome to Betelgeuse

I’m spending most of November pounding away at the keyboard for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Meanwhile, I thought I’d share the first chapter of my 2018 NaNoWriMo attempt, “Welcome to Betelgeuse,” in installments. This is Part 1. Thanks for reading; feel free to comment below.

Viv — trying to remain anonymous, she thought of herself by just one name now — pulled her little Vespa up short by the side of the road and stared ahead down the dark pavement. As far as she could see — barely a hundred feet by the dim headlight — a dozen tiny blue dots shone back at her, unmoving. For now, anyway.

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