“Now, these did not fly,” the guide said. “They would roll the individual along the ground, which took time and used large amounts of fossil fuels, which polluted the environment…”
“God, these field trips are boring”, she whispered to her friend. “I’ve been to this planet every year since 3rd grade, and it’s always lame!”
Her friend giggled, “I know! I hate this place. I bet the humans died off out of sheer boredom! Plus it smells sooo bad!”
“You may notice the air is toxic, this is due to pollutants from the various fossil fuels,” the guide said.
The girls plugged their noses.
The guide went on, “It’s a perfect lesson on the importance of taking care of your environment. Now let’s visit a waste dump.”
The girls collectively rolled their eyes.
Friday Fictioneers: 100 word stories inspired by a photo that Rochelle Wisoff Fields posts every week. This week’s photo courtesy of Ted Strutz .