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The Last Expedition of Mavis Richter
Day 1: Equipment arrived safely. Spent the day assembling telescope and yurt. Should have requested extra blankets. Nights are below zero now.
Day 2: New telescope is powerful – felt like I was floating among the stars last night. No unusual activity noted. Should have requested back-up generator. Old one is on the fritz.
Day 3: Strange lights in the sky after midnight. Generator died. Should have requested kindling. Tried to build a fire. Not much here will burn.
Day 4: Lights were back. Seemed to be a dozen. Should have requested rescue flare gun.
Day 5 : Help ……..
Written for Rochelle Wisoff’s Friday Fictioneers