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Two Isotopes

When two isotopes of the element Hydrogen collide under extreme heat they lose fragments of themselves, forming particles and creating energy so powerful the pieces fuse to form an entirely new molecule, which happens over and over until 150 million kilometres later light filters into our room laying a thin blue line across us where we sit unsure, wondering about the size of it all and whether this thing happening is real.

First published  Micro Madness | National Flash Fiction Day New Zealand (2017)

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