Another entry for the 'Changing Seasons' contest, squeaked in just under the wire!
A researcher in a remote station searches for answers to a global problem, but, perhaps they might be right under his nose.
I consider this a rather odd story--it doesn't do most of the things that a story should--but it's an idea that had to find its way out of my head. It's a bit sappy, but hopefully in a good way. Most importantly, it features a species I thought to be a bit overlooked in regards to the contest, but one that emobodies its theme by its very nature
Pretty In Pink (4404 words)
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