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Blue Jay Bloodloss voted up Scott Winters' answer

Silence. Not even the slightest sliver of sound made it to Nightborn's ears as he floated in the void. The deafening silence brought a ringing to his ears. It was so painful that he lifted his hand and pressed against his forehead as if to shield himself from the pain. He opened his mouth to … Read more

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Blue Jay Bloodloss thanked Didge Doo's answer

I did something similar once in a (very) short story. It might help.

Karl Vonnasti stretched contentedly as he floated naked on a cushion of warm air about a metre above the floor and watched the multi-faceted monosphere pulsating with blue-green radiance as it hovered above his chest.  He knew it would have signalledRead more

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Blue Jay Bloodloss thanked Scott Winters' answer

Silence. Not even the slightest sliver of sound made it to Nightborn's ears as he floated in the void. The deafening silence brought a ringing to his ears. It was so painful that he lifted his hand and pressed against his forehead as if to shield himself from the pain. He opened his mouth to … Read more