Time for another entry in Friday Fictioneers challenge, courtesy of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. If you want to give it a try, check the info on her blog. 100 words more or less, inspired by a photo, here we go….
Copyright – Douglas M. MacIlroy
When the agency said I could serve my sentence on Atlas, I thought I struck a good deal. “Greta, your degree and knowledge in Geophysics is essential to the mission.” they said.
Our first winter lasted 3 years and we were not prepared. After the supplies ran out, the settlers turned on each other. Few of us finally made a pact…We would not make a move on each other, as long as our homes had the lights on.
I knew there would come a point when my other set of skills would become useful.
Time to turn off the lights.