Inside The Box, The Sky Is Blue

Dawn came to the shore and although he could see the horizon expanding over the ocean Doug knew that he was inside the box. For five hours he had stared at the slowly widening cosmos ingesting every bit his eyes would allow. It was clear that being inside the box looking out would not do. Sadly, there was no button on the console of his ship labeled “fix crash landing”. Still, maybe in ten years he’d be back up there, if all things went right.