A Planet's Ransom
by Carlie Simonsen
Made hostages for our world, we ended up on a new planet, one we have to make our own, where every step of civilisation has to be earned, all over again. It’s meant to be a world to hide the secret of our survival—but not all the aliens believe we have a right to survive. But surviving is one thing, making a place for humans in the universe, well, that's something else.