A 5-post collection

Challenge #03258-H349: Have We Learned Something?

It was very late at night, it was hot, when their friend entered their quarters. Their friend had been told they were welcome any time. Yet again, the cooling systems had gone down and their friend couldn't sleep. Supplies, including spare parts, wouldn't be in until next week.

"You were right, the jury-rig didn't work. I thought I could just bodge it together to save us some time on spares that last supply run."

"Didn't work, did it?"

"Now what do we do?"

"I TOLD you we always need to keep at least two more spares! You're lucky I, at least, prepare!" -- Anon Guest

Planetside on a world with a breathable atmosphere and little to no airborne pathogens that counted[1] had some welcome differences. For example, not having to be sure your habitat was hermetically sealed with a scrubber airlock system attached.

On the downside, this world was a bit warm. Which meant the environment controls had some work to do to make the new inhabitants comfortable at night.

Such is life at three in the morning at Explorer Base Camp, Planet Toasty. With Dean once more knocking on the door for Burh's personal quarters. Burh was so used to this by now that she was already awake before the first rap sounded. She opened the door to see Dean in their Skins, just about dripping with perspiration.

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Challenge #03070-H147: Inherent Hazards

The human got a new little friend, a therapy animal to help them deal with being in big crowds. The puppy, one of the breeds that would always be small in size, played happily as the human was house-breaking them, playing with them, and teaching them. The companion came into their quarters, after knocking, to visit, when they noticed several air fresheners, one in each room. They asked why that was necessary before they caught the whiff of a very strong, very

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Challenge #03037-H114: The Learning Process

Ad astra per aspera -- Anon Guest

[AN: My old primary school motto was Per Ardua Ad Astra - by effort to the stars. If I read this correctly, this means "To the stars by breath" ::googles:: Almost. "Through the rough" not "by breath". Was I close?]

Groundbreaking travel, as the name suggests, is fraught with unforeseen perils. The first person to hang onto the back of a horse or an ox had no idea what they were in for. The first

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Challenge #02979-H056: What a Waking View

Muscle memory, we do things so often our body remembers how - even though we don't think about it. Most common is dance moves, and the slap that turns off the morning alarm. Then there are the reach in the dark for tablets or weapons. Go with it and see where the Idea takes yo. -- Knitnan

Human Sar could arrive at a trouble site in their full livesuit before ze completely woke up. His successive companions would learn that Sar's livesuit

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Challenge #02756-G199: Oh Marvelous Me

I'm sorry to add to your already heavy workload that is your Prompts. But I would really like to see Unununium Jones on her stellar yacht get her just deserts. (From Prompt #02605-G048: Atomic Element Number Six) -- Anon Guest

[AN: Link thanks to DaniAndShali <3 Bless you for being helpful]

Life, the saying goes, is like a shit sandwich. The more bread you have, the less shit you have to eat. That saying was certainly true of Uni Jones. She

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