Mass Exodus

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20150116_170743Nora soars, her body cutting through the air. Eddies of wind pull her into a comfortable position relative to the others and they all twist up toward the darkening blue. They form a loose V like a flock of misshapen birds with no wings, a band of Supermen with no capes. No one speaks.

They turn in synch, and the hard curve of Earth’s horizon rises up to meet them. Planets and stars glint overhead like slivers of mica in a black pool.

Everyone could fly.

It happened almost overnight, nearly as fast as people could talk about it. The person who had first demonstrated unassisted human flight (UHF), a child psychologist, had posted a video clip. 

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