One planet, one dream

Daniel Lester is on his space mission to Venas. Enjoy XX


4. Uh oh...

My hair started to stand on end and that’s when I knew that this could mean life or death to me. My heart was beating so hard that I was almost sure it would just jump out of my chest instantly. I realised that I had left my engine on and that my rocket had almost emptied its fuel tanks! This meant that I wouldn’t have enough fuel to return back to Earth let alone get off Venas! I quickly reported to Lyndock and updated them on my situation.

“Lyndock, this is Daniel and I have a problem that I need to sort out instantly.” I said to Lyndock whilst frantically trying to open the hatch to my shuttle to switch off the engines.

“Hello Daniel, this is mission control from Lyndock speaking. What is you urgent matter?”

“I..I.. seemed to have accidentally left the engine to my shuttle on and it has almost run out of fuel.” I stumbled over my words as if I was making a worldwide speech.

“Well, can you burn something to make into fuel?” Lyndock questioned.

“I…I…I don’t know.” I stammered. Then, out of the corner of my eye, I spied something that would turn my entire mission upside down…

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