Challenge #04020-K002: Just Use a Whetstone

It's before humans met their first aliens officially, the ship had engine problems and was forced to land, fortunately safely. Doubly fortunate, not only were the humans very friendly, but very handy and took directions well, especially the kids. Repairs might take a bit, but at least it was a cozy experience! -- Anon Guest

[AN: This would have to happen on one of the Deep-Time colonies]

Good news, their attempts to invite alien life to their new world had worked. Sort of. Bad news, the invitee had crashed in a remote location, relatively middle-of-nowhere on a colony world where even the natives were struggling to establish what they needed.

As one might expect, everyone was roughing it.

The language barrier was enormous, but pantomime could do many great things. The people of Planet Contact learned GalStand Simple over the passage of months. Months in which many mistakes made things more than a little rough.

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