Calypso Solo was published by AudioArcadia in autumn 2015, in the science fiction and fantasy anthology On Another Plane edited by Lindsay Fairgrieve. It’s a SF story, telling the tale of an expedition gone wrong. Stranded on uninhabited Calypso, astronaut Emily knows her survival chances are not good. But she doesn’t yet understand the real challenge …
Calypso Mission Log: Landing Day +3. Log recorded by Psych Officer/Biologist Emily Harris
Crash landing on Calypso. Cause: lateral engine failure. Dead on impact: Mission Commander Jenkins, Science Officer Wu and Medical Officer Buczynski. Engineering Officer Adams and I were thrown clear. Dave has broken ribs and a bad leg injury. I have a deepish but clean cut to the right thigh, now stitched and healing; no other injuries.
The dead crew were buried with curtailed rites, as Dave needs constant attention. Burial ground is north of the Hab site, makeshift grave markers in place ….