Marilyns Sacrifice

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Marilyn’s Sacrifice

After reading a publication in the INB (Interstellar News Broadcasters) regarding the Stowaway Marilyn Lee Cross, Mr. and Mrs. Cross were furious with the writer of the article Mr. Narveson. They contacted Brian Di Felice (Mr. Narveson’s Manager) to have a conference call between the three parties.

The Following conversation is a recording between Brian Di Felice, Jan Narveson, and Mr. and Mrs. Cross.

Brian: Hello Mr. and Mrs. Cross, I have received your complaint. I have Mr. Narveson next to me who is willing to answer any questions regarding his publication in yesterday’s INB article.

Parents: Mr. Narveson, we are furious with your interpretation of the events which happened upon EDS 34G11. We are appalled that you say Marilyn’s sacrifice was a “morally correct” action by the EDS pilot given the circumstances at hand. How can the sacrifice of an innocent person ever be morally correct?

Narveson: There is our first discrepancy in the sacrifice of Marilyn, as I do not see Marilyn as truly, 100% innocent.

Parents: How is our daughter not innocent? Truly you cannot believe that she deserved what had happened to her!

Narveson: I do not believe that Marilyn deserved her gruesome fate, however she did enter the EDS willingly, with the knowledge that she was not permitted to board. She more than once admitted her guilt to Barton the EDS pilot, and had also admitted to reading the sign which read “UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL – KEEP OUT.

Parents: Well surely she did not believe that the consequences would be to such a great extent!

Narveson: Although unaware to the severity of her actions, Marilyn willingly broke the rules when entering the EDS; thus she cannot be regarded as truly “innocent”.

Parents: So are you saying…...

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