Article: 261566 of talk.bizarre From: Andrew Solberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: 95x100 Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:46:21 -0500 Organization: iTRiBE Mail to News Gateway Lines: 26 Sender: email@example.com Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.4 PL23] X-Provider: iTRiBE, Inc <URL: http://www.itribe.net/> X-Gateway: Posted via the iTRiBE News<->Email gateway X-Disclaimer: iTRiBE, Inc. neither endorses nor assumes any responsibility for the contents of this posting. Status: O WINDSHIELD ********** The clipboard was never meant to do this job. Raye cursed as she fumbled with the object, damning her bulky gloves. The clipboard's edge was smashing the ice off the windshield, but it was slow going. Raye had lived in Vermont. Every morning she had scraped her truck's windows. This was different. The mistake was hers. She had taken the rover north to the icecap edge, and night had fallen too quickly. Now, with the oxygen running low, Nature played this little trick. Two billion dollars for a Mars expedition, grumbled Raye, and they can't afford a damn ice scraper. -- This post is COPYRIGHT 1995, Andrew Solberg. All rights reserved. Standard usenet distribution is acceptable; other forms of reproduction or reprinting may be considered in violation of international copyright law. Andrew Solberg is HWRNMNBSOL: email@example.com, Math Dept., Rice U.