It began with yet another spiritual crush on Carl Sagan. Evenings of gawking at mind blowing Hubbell images, watching Cosmos, and visiting observatories ensued. Before long he was simply referred to as "Carl," and the idea for this story emerged.
Ari Bryant teaches English to immigrants and has lived in Chicago, Houston, and now Los Angeles with her husband. They enjoy vibing to the universe in high fidelity and catering to their fluffy cat.