"Bad news," the ship says. "A rock hit one of my solar arrays. It broke off. We are now using more energy than we bring in."
That explains that loud crunch.
"Will we make it back to Earth?"
The ship is silent a long time.
"One of us could."
"Wait, what?"
The ship is silent.
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@MicroSFF Prolly just serendipity... or maybe you were inspired by this article from last week I only saw this morning?
John Feffer: Avoiding the Robot Apocalypse
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