The stars in the sky are actually long gone
But I still look at ‘em from time to time
As I’m movin’ right along
The ones we can see with naked eyes aren't that far away. The concept still stands, but in a 20 years span.
(Unless they are the giant ones, those con be seen further away.)
@NicholasLaney it’s intended as far future scifi, when the universe has expanded much further and stars are no longer born. But yes could work as contemporary since it starts with “the” rather than “all”. Was thinking of watching celebrity stars in old movies, too.
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