The mechanic swiveled its middle eyes over the ship. "What is that thing at the front for?"
"It is just there to be pretty," the human said.
"Why, if no purpose?"
The human shrugged. "On Earth, we call it an 'ornament'."
"Earth? That's that planet with the huge, beautiful moon?"
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@MicroSFF the moon has a purpose, dammit
Well, yes. But long before any purpose was discovered, it was just there, being pretty.
@MicroSFF ... was that one inspired by this toot here? https://godforsaken.website/@Shrigglepuss/102979298106461102 :D
I'm afraid not. I just wanted to write a story about a hood ornament on a space ship.
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