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Orion - A Sci-Fi Short Story

A short sci-fi fiction about astronauts visiting a planet to check on the species they mutated a long time ago. Now they want to see how the species is doing and take potentially tough decisions if required. What decisions were taken? What would happen to the mutated species?  The Mission: Zeek was at the same excited as well as nervous about this particular journey. He was specially chosen for this trip. Although he was trained and was an expert in many space travel related engineering, he had a feeling that he has been chosen as nothing but a test case and not due to his expertise. With these mixed feelings, he put up his space mask on his spacesuit. As soon as he clicked the mask, the suit ballooned to create pressure around his body. He again nervously looked at Shema, his companion, who gave him a comforting look and a big smile. Zeek started feeling good and climbed up in the shuttle. The shuttle was a huge spaceship with artificial gravity adjustment to keep their body intact in