Genres: Science Fiction
Cast of Wonders 320: Presumed Dead (Part 7)
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Presumed Dead (Part 7)
by Rick Kennett
The Xenoid hadn’t tried to cover up evidence of its theft.
Her raft had been dragged out from behind the fungi bush and now lay on the white sand beach. Many of its locker doors hung open, their contents spilled on the floor. There was a gouged-out space on the control console where the computer had been.
It’d probably planned to use the raft after eliminating her, Cy guessed confidently. But, being a calculating creature, it had to secure the computer’s memory module when it had the opportunity. It represented a prize too invaluable to risk to the chance of failure.