Five billion dollars and twelve years after a President declared it would happen, humanity got to Ganymede. As Capt. Erica Borghese took the first steps out of the ship, she prepared to make her historical, inspiring quote.
Instead, the first words said on Ganymede were ‘What the fuck?’
This was, of all the possible incidents she had prepared for, finding a small, tidy looking house with a 50’s housewife looking woman tending a rock garden sitting before her was not one she’d prepared for.
The housewife looked up and smiled.
Erica shouldn’t have messed up the garden on her approach.