The customs line at Saturn L4 Photonic Railway Station took forever; 12 months and 10 AU from Earth to here, and this bit felt the longest.
Matt Reardon captures the myriad frustrations that may befall us when intergalaxy travel is possible in this story based on ongoing research into establishing a laser-thrust based “Photon Railway”. This railway has been suggested as an efficient means of transport between the planets, and even on an interstellar level, as developed most notably by Young Bae at Advanced Space and Energy Technologies.// Alex Massey
//Matt Reardon @SpaceLawyerSF writes science fiction, often with political themes and a humorous tone, both largely based on his experience as a lawyer and as Secretary General of a parliamentary group at the French National Assembly. //