“I’m getting a signal from an incoming ship!” Rosa announced; her grandmother had been first office officer on the ship that had brought their people to Hexis. Rosa had learned everything about communications and had spent her youth building a device that would alert them if ever a ship came.
The leaders were alerted and the children of the engineers, who had studied with the elders just as Rosa had, went to start up the defense systems. “If they don’t see the captain’s message, you know what to do,” Matt, engineering liaison to the communications team announced. And they waited.
This is a 100-word fast-forward continuation of the piece I did for today’s Daily Prompt (find it here). Click below to pop over to FF and add yours!