To Explore

Jen looked up in the sky to the barren world. “Why do you want to go?”

“Because it’s there,” Mike replied with a short laugh.

“I’m serious.”

“So am I.” Mike took hold of her shoulders. “There’s no telling what we’ll find there.”

“But it’s dangerous. If the radiation doesn’t kill you, then a thousand other things could. The landing craft could be damaged, you could fall into a sink hole …”

“I could be abducted by space Amazons,” Mike interrupted, receiving a punch to his shoulder. He took Jen in his arms and told her, “I’ll be fine. It’s three days there, a couple days of looking around, then three days back to luna firma.”

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