"The Egg" is a short story published by American writer Andy Weir, originally published on his website Galactanet on August 15, 2009. It is Weir's most popular short story, and has been translated into over 30 languages by readers. The story follows a nameless 48-year-old man who discovers the "meaning of life" after he dies.
Synopsis. Hannah is a teenage girl with "temporal autism", who is offered a potential cure. Reception "Movement" was a finalist for the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Short Story and the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.