“It doesn’t make any sense. They crossed through the gate in perfect health and comfort. Why would their bodies begin failing within hours?”
The Stereopticon displayed the result of Dr. Samuelson’s work on N-dimensional transformations—the press called it the “Mirror Universe.” The results of all robotic exploration, and every sort of preliminary testing that the team could think of demonstrated essentially what the theory had predicted: Another universe, identical to our own, but reflected.
Dr. Samovar showed Samuelson his own hand reflected in a pocket mirror.
“Chirality. Stereoisomers. Right- and left-handed molecules. You’ve got to bring them back, doctor!”
Inspired by this week’s Picture It & Write prompt: