The Stepwise Palace - a FSVO sequence
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Figure E11 TESTUDO

Move we again to far futurity
(Potential, as all such visions are):
Deep below the crust, a sunless sea
Is hidden from the wrath of mother star
As bloated, red, she turns the land to char.
Dark in light only: see, in INFRA-RED,
Deep vents glow bright, the surface black as tar.
Vast Leviathans swim here, filter-fed,
So life within continues though the shell be dead.