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The Depths of Europa

PROMPT: Fantasy Writing Competition 2019

As the rocket landed, the astronauts inside yawned, stretched, and excitedly but groggily went over their readings. “Current time is 0200 hours, September 5, 2082. The temperature outside is -187 degrees Celsius,” the crew’s main medic and biologist, Hatanaka Kaito, said. He got a yawn in reply from Cora Brown, the electrician and mechanic. “‘Bout time. My legs were starting to cramp.”  This earned a snort from Katya Kuznetsov, the pilot and astrogeologist. “You have two years to stretch your...

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