Poster inspired by Roberto Vecchioni's classic song "Samarcanda".

The song tells the story of a soldier who, after surviving the war just ended, is celebrating the escaped danger when suddenly in the crowd sees a woman dressed in black who looks at him "with malice", the personification of the death.

Believing that she is there for him, he asks his king to give him a horse to run away to a distant country (Samarcanda) but, just in that place, he finds the death waiting for him. The destiny wanted the soldier to escape just where the death awaited him.

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07h 45m 18.94987s, +28° 01’ 34.3160”
Castor and Pollux, Gemini Constellation, Milky Way, Universe.

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