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‘Luna Moth’ fiction by M.E. Proctor

The last hour of Jake’s double shift was the longest. Gail had been flagged during decon and sent back to her quarters until the virus in her bloodstream gave up under the assault of chemistry. The team leader had been unable to line up a replacement at short notice and Jake was conveniently at hand. “Just this time, Jake,” the team leader said. “We’ll make it up to you.”

To be fair, they always did. Double pay and a day off. They were sticklers for fairness on Moonbase Alecto. They had ...

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