How to read this story
(1) Here is the written account. Read this first. Also, because many people ask, officially this is all fictional parody according to Thomas’ legal disclosure. (But Thomas insists that it is not fiction.)
(2) At the point in Thomas’ story where it’s first referenced, read the document about the Tellerman Corrider and Earth.
(3) You can examine all of Mercy’s drawings which Thomas has made available.
(4) There is a radio interview with Thomas’ blind liaison available for those of you who are curious.