SF Drabble #431 “Pop-Pop’s FTL Drive Or Whatever”

“…As well as all real estate Earthwide, including offshore and subsurface, and all offworld holdings, including domed habitats on Luna and Mars, listed mining claims on several asteroids, and the moon Nereid in its entirety.”

“Wait, what? Nereid?”

“That’s correct.”

“That’s a moon of… Saturn?”

“Neptune, actually.”

“And my grandfather owned it?”

“And now you do. Nereid: its total mass, as well as a theoretical one million kilometer diameter torus of controlled space around its orbital path as defined by the UN Astronomical Service.”

“Oh. Cool, I guess.”

“On behalf of the partners, we’re all very sorry for your loss.”

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