"Striking and inspiring in its cosmic beauty". These were the only words which could accurately describe what she saw before her.

A billion billion billion points of infinitesimal light swam together from out of a void about one AU in radius, coalescing into a fountain of new radiance that dimmed even as it brightened, a function of some rapidly-overcompensating automatic safeties in the window through which she was watching the scene unfold. The occasional dimming was just another sign that its true impact was much larger than was currently apparent.

It would be a full year before anyone on Earth even knew about her plans, and six more before they would see that they had come to fruition. Try as she might, she couldn't help but note that she could now, by some anyway, easily be considered a god.

"A minor one", she chastised herself.

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