Image is “Alien Corridor” by Vincent Barbe
Leif and Faulkner awake, agonized by the loss of their companion. In the purple-grey of morning, they notice that worm-pollen has started to accumulate in drifts amongst the fungal forest. The air is thick with cantaloupe-sized spores. They quickly collect a day’s worth of rations.
After, they explore the corpses that are the rooting-hosts of these fungal outgrowths. They find a keycard stored away in a raider’s jacket. Searching the Cynosura wreck again, they find a door that opens with the keycard. Once they enter, they find creaky, unrepaired janitor synths trying their best to clean and patch up the Cynosura.Continue reading