The Cloud Sculptors of Coral D by J.G. Ballard:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Curious little story by Ballard set in Vermillion Sands. A retired pilot and a kite-maker team up to make cloud sculpting possible. A mysterious and beautiful woman (of which there are no lack in VS) complicates matters. Select an invention:

Cloud Sculpting - remake the clouds
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