The mission confirmed the existence of microbial life within a subsurface ocean on Enceladus, but a far more bizarre discovery was made inside an apparently dormant cryovolcano on the distant moon.
While rappelling down into the cavernous chasm within the icy surface, the mission glaciologist pointed out several bizarre gouges.
“I don’t believe these are natural,” he explained. “These appear to be of intelligent origin.”
“Fascinating,” the volcanologist commented.
“And what do you believe these are?” the commander asked.
“Well, this one is you,” the glaciologist said pointing to one marking on the ice, “and this one is me. These are drawings.”
“On that note, let’s get back to the surface,” the volcanologist chuckled. “I don’t wish to see anything else.”