It was a beautiful night, the moon was rising.

How invigorating, what timing! As a poet the symbolism of the moment--my birth and the dawn of a new era of space colonization--was not lost on him. Famed ex-Nazi and chief designer of the Saturn V rocket Wehrner Von Braun had said the landing was "equal in importance to that moment in evolution when aquatic life came crawling up on the land." Jerry would never fail to remind me of the burden of greatness which I carried but never seemed able to fulfill.

He bounded out to the car, taking huge loping lunar strides. He settled into the seat, taking only a moment to find a radio station already replaying Aldrin's famous words before sliding the sharp-toothed keys into the column and dropping it into Neutral.

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