This requires the tagged writer to
- Select page seven or 77 of the writer's current manuscript;
- Find line seven;
- Post the next seven lines or sentences, exactly as they are (no cheating)
- Tag seven other writers to do the same.
- Let those writers know...
The Conclave had but a single purpose, the review of the known exoplanets and their star systems. The People were searching for a second home. The futures of up to 25,000 Persons would depend on the suitability of the chosen target system. It was a complex decision, dependent on many factors – the characteristics of the star; the known planets, the distribution of dust, gas and planetoids, if any were detected; the distance from the Solar System and quantitative analyses of both the scientific uncertainties and concomitant risks in choosing the first extra-solar home for humankind.As it's first draft, and the work is evolving as I write, I'm not even sure it will survive the second draft re-write, but there you go... Mission accomplished.
Finally, to fulfil my obligations to whoever started this game, I would like to tag the following seven authors (with apologies if they have already been so tagged - does that excuse them, I wonder?).
The Magnificent Seven are: