Friday Drabble: Alone

Remember, a drabble is a very short story of exactly 100 words.  Feel free to join in and write your own 100 word stories on Fridays, and tag them with “friday drabble”.  Link to them in the comments here, or on Twitter with the hashtag #fridaydrabble.  

Alone
“Sara Metcalf Log, Omicron-5…
…day-3650: Tenth anniversary of the landing.   Wow.  A decade of studying oxidized rocks and unfamiliar stars.  Thought of Jamison today… and the explosion… damn… four years alone.  ‘Life on the Perimeter’ he’d probably say…”
…day-3653: Core MS underway.  Again.”
…day-3654: Long-range tracking picked up asteroid… cataloguing as O5-22742084.  MS at 36%.  Green.”
…day-3655: Core MS at 74%.  All green.”
…day-3656: MS complete.  Glitch in tracking.  Can’t fix asteroid-084 velocity.  Piece of crap.  Reboot failed… … … … Shit! -084 just changed trajectory!  Repeat: changed trajectory! … New heading to… shit! … … … … can’t be … there’s no other life out-“

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