Samuel Fleming - Discovery on Planet 44
Discovery on Planet 44
A Sci Fi Short
The odds of finding alien life? Jack squat.
But there’s always a chance.
The fame alone would be worth the cryosleep hangovers and years lost back home.
Kellen and his small team finds promising scans on the 44th planet in a forgotten system—it’s the best lead humanity has found in three hundred years.
But what they find could have far reaching, horrific, implications.
Find out why we may not want to find alien life after all.
And what does confetti have to do with it?
Read on if you’re up for a first contact story that will give you an existential crisis.
A 5,600 word short story.