The Parada had been lost for almost 200 years before they recovered the ship, drifting in interstellar darkness, and brought her home again.
But that was not the miracle.
The miracle was that the crew was still alive.
That was also the problem.
Julie C. Day is author of The Rampant (Lambda Award Finalist) & Uncommon Miracles. She’s also Editor-in-Chief of the anthology Weird Dream Society. Her stories can be found in publications such as Podcastle, The Dark, & the Cincinnati Review.