Researcher Daglar frantically chronicled our findings as I scanned the bleak terrain for life. So far nothing.
“Please note that vegetation is thin, perhaps inadequate to sustain intelligent life. This third planet from the sun may be unsuitable for our populace to inhabit. Quite disappointing. We have come so far.”
“Captain Bilone, I see movement on the ridge.”
I focused my magnispecs and gasped, “Daglar, there are three aliens, and they… they look like us; sizably smaller but bipedal, full body of dark hair, and big feet. They’re magnificent.”
“Excellent, sir! I will report our findings back to Planet Sasquatchian.”
I decided to do a silly and lighthearted 100-word tale this week for Friday Fictioneers photo prompt. All that dark writing I usually do takes a lot of energy. Check out the other stories by clicking on the link below: