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  • n. Genitive form of Scorpius used when naming stars, such as α Scorpii.

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Examples

  • The e-flyer said they were looking for 1000 healthy individuals, between the ages of 21 and 32, that would be willing to participate in the first manned colonization mission to a planet in the Scorpii system.

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  • Captain, we have a very faint trace leading off in the direction of chi Scorpii.

    INTELLIVORE

  • In a seventy-year period, there were three separate colonization attempts—one making for B Hydri, one for twenty-two Ophiuchi, and one heading for three thirty-four Scorpii.

    INTELLIVORE

  • At any rate, Captain, they reported all well, and continued on their way, heading for One Twenty-seven Scorpii, I believe.

    INTELLIVORE

  • I discard as irrelevant the effect of our warp drive as a cause for these changes; we have never come near the warp-effect boundary while in the neighborhood of zeta-10 Scorpii.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • The presence of the ‘symbiotic’ spectral lines in the stars here, the same lines as in 109 Piscium and zeta-10 Scorpii, confirms it—a breach of physical integrity on a massive scale, just considered locally.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • I have been examining the spectra of 109 Piscium that we took before we left its neighborhood, and the spectrum of zeta-10 Scorpii here.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • There was no reason for zeta-10 Scorpii to have gone nova when we left its neighborhood … except one.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • The screen burned with the violent and lovely image of zeta-10 Scorpii, nested deep in its eye-searing indigo and violet shells.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • It is interfering with our spectral readings—several of which have indicated something rather frightening: the appearance of the spectral characteristics that preceded the explosions of 109 Piscium and zeta-10 Scorpii.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

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