The Rescue by Rebecca J. Vickery
Approx. 4,560 words.
Published on June 13, 2010 by
Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery.
Ordered to fly low-level scans for trilidium on an uninhabited rock of a planetoid known only as X37, Teelak and Adria yearn for more exciting missions. Then they survive a crash landing only to learn the rock isn't as empty as they think. Just what is out there? Will they be rescued?