My Afternoon with Garbo

      Richard Everett Upton
My Afternoon with Garbo

A chance meeting of a young man and a famous reclusive actress. He knew who she was but her name was never mentioned. They had a coffee and chatted for a couple of hours.The mission of The Anzu was clear and simple, the exploration of space. The Zandu, the builders of the spaceship, were a highly advanced and logical race and they planned to include other species in their quest. Their intent was not only to learn from their travels, but also to learn from each other, they had not counted on how disparate intelligent beings could be. When Alec was born in Santa Cruz, California, he had no idea he would be part of a interplanetary crew. There are currently twenty-four humans on board and after a year in space, there is one thing Alec knows for sure, there is nowhere else he would rather be, even if the humans are not in the majority or in charge.
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