Challenge #02272-F082: Celebratory Explosions

A Havenworlder Group goes despite warnings and with offensive-warnings to Earth.

On New Year.

Yeah.... -- Anon Guest

Visit Terra! Invigorate your genome! the poster said. As a sales pitch, some would ponder its efficaciousness. However, the idea that exposure to hazardous situations could bolster a species genes through epigenetic influence was not only provable, but scientifically endorsed. In brief, the target audience were Havenworlders, and the pitch was super effective.

Havenworlders were warned, of course. Areas of Terra could easily reach a five on the Deathworlder scale. They're advised to stay in the Level Three and Level Two zones, like the safer cities. They're also advised to avoid certain Terran festivals, like New Year's. They are warned. Frequently. They are told as they enter the Sol system. They are told which holiday seasons are in play and what phenomena, behaviour, and celebrations to expect.

There is always at least one group of Havenworlders who decide that the warnings are unnecessarily overstated. They go regardless of the warning, and set the offensensitivity filters way too low for their systems, and foolhardily go to Earth to experience as much as they can. Thankfully, livesuits for Havenworlders are fitted with biomonitors and automatic shut-offs exactly because of incidents related to overconfident Havenworlders like these...

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