This is why you don't want to live anywhere near a black hole, or any other kind of old, dense star.
You'd have more and more time to do what you like the closer you get to the event horizon and you would have something beautiful to look at, but your planet wouldn't last much longer, unfortunately.
Step one: Point a finger at a remote star system in a random galaxy somewhere in our universe; or another... and start painting.
A personal layer record for me on this one.
Acknowledgement:Special thanks to Rhys Taylor for his input, advice, and time spent in brainstorming these ideas with me. Dr. Taylor's advisement helped shape and constrain the concepts surrounding this type of spacecraft, and the overall concept and form of vehicles involved in this stage of my future history setting.
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