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The Wandering Island Factory by T R Nowry

The Wandering Island Factory
By T R Nowry

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A strange behemoth of a boat is parked off the coast of Hawaii, but it isn't alone. On the shore are dozens of protesters, and in the legislature are dozens of greedy politicians promising to lower their roadblocks if the deep pockets of this new industry make the right campaign contributions. No, this boat is surrounded on all sides by controversy. It's an island factory, the first of its kind.

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The eight tugs wrestled the behemoth into position, less than half a mile offshore. The smell of molten lava and salty steam filled the air, offering a sharp contrast to the heavy diesel fumes the crew had gotten used to.

"I've never been to Hawaii before," Jason said as the small group gathered on deck.

"I was here nine years ago when this project was still experimental," the chief engineer said. "Back then,...
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