What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky - "What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky" Summary & Analysis

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"What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky" is a science fiction short story that takes place at some time late in the 20th century. Many countries, including Europe and America, have flooded, leading to uneasy alliances where those populations have moved to Africa in droves. The world is now defined by Furcal’s Formula, the intricate work of a genius mathematician who appears to have unlocked the secrets of the universe. Using Furcal’s Formula, humans have harnessed the ability to fly, and a select group of Mathematicians is able to heal the negative emotions of others through a difficult-to-explain process.

Even though Furcal’s formula had appeared to be both infinite and perfect, it is major global news when a man is suddenly unable to fly in mid-flight, falling from the...

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