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This week I’m continuing my new story. It will be book 3 in my series . The settings are two remote planets: Eden, a terraformed planet with a colony of humans; and Vkani, an inhospitable planet with scaled human(oid) aliens. You can read about the planets and their inhabitants in my Blog Post .
At the beginning of the story, Maya and her team are flying over the Deadlands in search of the ruins of an ancient civilization.
My tentative title is Trapped on Vkani. You can read last week’s snippet here – https://auroraspringer.blogspot.com/2019/01/hazardous-landing-snippet-from-wip-for.html
Maya froze in a flash of panic. Her first mission, the first she had led, might be her last. She fingered the bridge of the nose filters under her mask. If the air scrubber failed, she would need the filters to block the grit and toxic atmosphere. Her team must also be suffering the realization of their deadly peril. For the most part, they were handling the shock well.
In the co-pilot’s seat, Hong gasped. She glanced over her shoulder at Maya, dismay written in her eyes, although the mask muffled her face.
Seated next to Maya, their tech expert, Felix, cursed as he jabbed his fingers on his tablet.
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