*blows kiss to space* for the 7 exoplanets orbiting Trappist-1

See, this is what old-timey science fiction never predicted – the human tendency to grow attached. They wrote stories of colonizing other worlds, of exploration and discovery. They didn’t write that four minutes after discovering new worlds, the humans had made up nicknames for them all, given them personalities, and were prepared to fight to the death for their honor.

Sometimes real life is better.

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