Eigengrau: Chapter 1Gusev Bay: 1BE
“Phobos is close.” The light from the huge moon bathed the couple on the beach. The young woman pulled the blanket around her shoulders as a light breeze picked up. The water lapped at the stones of the jetty and the young man put an arm around her. Phobos was an oblong shaped moon which at times was so close to their planet that everything was bathed in the pale white light it reflected from the sun. It almost didn’t feel like night time.
“It is…” He reached a hand out to the sky. “It feels like I could touch it.” He held his hand up and watched the light seep through his fingers. “The Elysians say that Phobos is out bridge to the spirit world. They believe it is the Axis on which our souls revolve in and out of the material world.”
“Well, maybe you will touch it... I don’t know though, if you were to stand on the very top of Mount Dirge on a night like this…”