In the cosmos, you dream of what you have left behind, of the stories you tell yourself, of a personal history. Routine is interrupted by thoughts of them. 

A brief story about stars, relationships, distance, beginnings, and endings. Made for Nina Freeman's Sunset Jam. Developed with Ink

Inspirations:

  • The song "Sunrise, Sunset" from Fiddler on the Roof.
  • The conversations in between re-spawns in Run Lola Run.
  • Star Trek. 
  • The Death Cab for Cutie song “What Sarah Said.”
  • Walter Benjamin’s essay “On the Concept of History,” particularly part IX.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey, particularly the final shots. 

Sources:

  • The Astronomy Bible by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest
  • Origins: How the Planets Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe Began by Stephen Eales
  • Cosmos by Carl Sagan

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The red star ate the yellow star, and the yellow star avenges itself by eating the red star in turn.