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There’s not an abundance of sci-fi stories written about Mercury.
So in conjunction with writing my guide to World Building on Mercury, I also wrote a short story.
I am fascinated with the Dan Brown style of combining two seemingly unlike things. For him it was the Vatican and CERN’s atom smasher. For me, it was spiritual mysticism and Mercury.
I was inspired by the Sufi wisdom in The Way of the Sufi Kindle by Idries Shah. So I wrote a story that encapsulated some of these lessons.
CHECK IT OUT HERE: The Blind Mystic in Vanishing Point Magazine