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By Andrew, 14
As Hector carefully
placed his foot on the burning gas, he realized that he was the first
human to walk on the sun. A feat never thought possible before was finally
being accomplished right now by him. Hector felt a sudden rush of imortality
as he was hit with the quick relization of accomplishing a seemingly
The other members of the American team tip-toed out beyond the safetly
of their ship to be welcomed by a warm and comforting new world. As
they looked beyond the reaches of the sun, they could see out into the
heavens. Feeling re-assured, the group passed themselves forward to
explore the once un-explored.
Then as if all their personal security was ripped out from under them,
the once comfortable star turned into an un-welcoming inferno. They
felt the drastic temperature suddenly swallow their bodies as a whole.
Then it hit them, they were being burned, slowly. Fear filled their
minds and sent them scrambling back to the ship. Inside the space capsule,
Hector set the ship's course for home.
As the engine started, an unnoticed fuel leak sent the whole ship ablaze.
Hector dove for the door, but was stopped. He was melted to the floor.
The whole crew seemd stuck to their last position, and death was now
the train of though throughout the craft.
That day, December 25th, 2896, the results of the Space Ship "New World"
and her crew were never concluded, because they were never found.
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Last revised: 27 May 2001