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I created the Event Horizon to reach the stars... she's gone much, much farther than that. She tore a hole in our universe, a gateway to another dimension. A dimension of pure chaos... pure evil... When she crossed over, she was just a ship. But when she came back... she was alive. Look at her, Miller. Isn't she beautiful?
Dr. Weir, Event Horizon

Imagine a crown of thorns, twisted, dark and unreflective, grown too thickly tangled to ever rest on any human head. Put it in orbit around a failed star whose own reflected half-light does little more than throw its satellites into silhouette. Occasional bloody highlights glinted like dim embers from its twists and crannies; they only emphasized the darkness everywhere else.
Imagine an artefact that embodies the very notion of torture, something so wrenched and disfigured that even across uncounted lightyears and unimaginable differences in biology and outlook, you can't help but feel that somehow, the structure itself is in pain.
Now make it the size of a city.


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