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Old Nov 19 2008, 08:10 AM   #44
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They're certainly not in stasis, otherwise Aivas's zebedee project would have failed. I can't remember details, but there is something that springs out of them, I think that Aivas theorized it may have been for reproduction or a foreign parasite or something like that. But even if it were a parasite, it shows that life definitely can function in the Oort cloud.

As for its sustenance in the Oort cloud, there may be an entire space-faring ecosystem. Actually, if Thread actually evolved in space, there is almost certainly other varieties of life there, as evolution branches out in all directions. It may not be as diverse as on earth because of the harsh conditions, but there would surely be something else that evolved that Thread lives off, or even that lives off of Thread. Unless there is so little variety that they cannibalize each other.
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