EXCLUSIVE: Harry J. Canis reporting — Today saw organised chaos here, in Alpha Base, as another crawler was despatched from the base to where, this reporter can only guess. Having pieced together what’s happening elsewhere through communiques with fellow colleagues at the Martian Chronicle, and eavesdropping in on conversations I’m not privy too, I know this latest crawler, manned by just two, headed out in the opposite direct to the scientific base at Malea Planum. Which begs the question, are they heading to Bubble City for reinforcements, or towards the recently discovered unknown artefact?
All I know is tension is running high, here, and that the base itself is on high alert with staff working double shifts on a number of fronts. The talk here in the mess hall, such as it is, has a number of whispered theories none of which, as of this time, I can confirm let alone share.
Rest assured though I am pressing the base commander hard on providing answers. That said, this being a UN base, I won’t hold my breathe and neither should you.
Needless to say, this reporter will update you all as soon as I have something to share.
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