Challenge #03601-I312: Objectionable Lesson

Representatives from the CRC chew out the crews of multiple rescue ships that had heard of the crash and had taken their time because "Hey, Deathworlders, they're tough, no one's dying, no need to rush". Assumptions can cost lives, fortunately, this wasn't one of those times, but close enough. -- Anon Guest

It was one of those disasters that get documentaries made about them. The chronologies of it get torn apart by the second, and those who choose negligence become hounded about it for the rest of their days. Captain Qelth of the Bypassing Maid would be interrogated for the rest of their life about their choice to report and move on. Their image forever associated with "passing on by" when help could have been offered.

Human Ret's emaciated visage and chest X-rays were the near-logo of the incident. Humberstone, the name of the ship that encountered a "cheese grater" landing on an almost hospitable planet, became tied to it as well.

It was never romantic. It wasn't meant to be. It was an object lesson in morality. Drilled home in blood and broken bones.

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