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- n. Plural form of shooting star.
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But then the flames drowned out the rest, and Raspa was engulfed in flames that stretched up and spluttered sparks like shooting stars into the velvety black, strangely beautiful night sky.
In the same way that we cannot bring shooting stars into the laboratory—we can only observe the tracks of their light when they occur—some synchronicities, like those above, only happen in the outside world.
“I was about to go let Tev know what you just told me, by having one of the bridge viewscreens display an array of shooting stars whose trails formed letters.”
Darian didn't do anything outwardly, but the shooting stars bent their paths to either side, and bounced off something just in front of him, two of them slowing in midair before accelerating straight back at the Shaman.