In the last moments of his existence, Trenlti felt himself in awe of the vast expanse of space open up before him.
He tried to reach for the rope, inches out of his grasp. But he couldn’t reach it, and so he just floated away, tumbling in a vacuum with nowhere anchoring him to reality.
It was in that moment that Trenlti gave up control. He took his hand off the rocket joystick that he had been furiously trying to make work moments before. He just let himself float, in the nothingness of space, watching the nebula and gas clouds hundreds of light years tumble away from him.
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