The Two Mike's take on The Things by Peter Watts. Though entering into communion with a extraterrestrial entity sounds really nice, they stay firmly ensconced in their individual natures and unimaginable loneliness. Whew.
It's Cocktail Time!
Place crushed ice in a tumbler and add:
1 shot Aquavite
1 shot Cynar
1 shot Dry Sherry
Mixed and top with walnut bitters and a lemon or an orange peel.