“Ghost Without a Haunt”

“We know you’re angry over your death.”

Inexplicable difficulties at the extraction facility had resulted in a tentative abandonment.

Human presence on Mercury would cease.

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“Terminator Line”

Facing certain death, the astronauts chuckled at their trivial fortune: the shuttle wreckage rested at the terminator line of the planet.

The shuttle had crashed into the surface of Mercury. Within minutes of the disaster, injuries claimed the lives of the navigator and geologist. Continue reading ““Terminator Line””