Get lost in space with this piece from Tor.com.
For millennia lost ships—or, even spookier, ghost ships—have captured the imaginations of seafarers and landlubbers alike. It was inevitable, then, that tales of derelict ships would gain a new kind of resonance in science fiction, where ships can be the size of entire planets, and yet still vanish entirely within the black.
The set-piece of a lost spaceship is fertile ground for storytelling; an opportunity to tell stories that range from the humorous to the philosophical, from the intimate to the epic. Here are five examples of what we mean.
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