Meadows thumped the console in frustration.
“How could this have happened?” He screamed at all of the scientists around him. None paid any attention. “You!” He yelled as one walked by carrying a tray of test tubes. “Are you the woman who did this?”
Giles looked at Meadows. “No. I’m a man.”, he said flippantly as he continued walking.
“Mars shouldn’t be like this. It should be barren. Red. No atmosphere. How can we investigate this now with all that out there?” Furious, he pointed to the viewscreen.
“Well, Meadows,” Giles said as he returned, “we were looking for life.”
Posted in response to Eugenia’s weekly prompt, Meadows.
The image is not mine. Eugenia selected Rocky Mountains In Spring, uploaded by ‘Stacy’ to Lovethispic.com for this week’s challenge.