she had an assignment, of course. And that is what she did when she was struggling with her writing.
One thing was always obvious. Humans on earth had issues. She then wondered if the humans in the new settlement nearest them, were the same.
She did a little eavesdropping…
A: No. I’m sorry, I really don’t want to listen to that song.
B: But it’s so beautiful.
A: It’s so sad.
B: It’s so real.
A: But it’s so pretentious.
B: No. I really don’t want to listen to your… (accessing dictionary). I don’t understand how you can be simple at a time like this.
A: What time is this? What does simple mean?
B: How can you not know?
A: I do know. I am just curious what your take is on it.
B: On which question? Could you at least turn that other song down? Its upbeat is really getting me down.
A: I am not playing another song.
B: Oh come on…then who is? It sounds like that song we used to play to inspire us to leave earth…