Science Fiction aliens lists Colony

Requisitions

By Tim McDaniel
Nov 22, 2018 · 366 words · 2 minutes

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From the author: The progress and eventual fate of a colony world is revealed in their periodic requisition orders.


 

 

Message Received 0843 – 14/3/2228--E

Source: Colony LKe2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Requisition List Follows

  • 14 Collapsible Extenders, 4-meter, Blue (Houseguest)
  • 6 Entertainment Systems (Halu GV)
  • 2 Spray Painters (York 04)
  • 30 liters paint, Green (Summerwest)
  • 30 liters paint, Blue (Heavenward)
  • 20 liters paint, Red (Carmine 2)
  • 3 Cutting Blades, W 12 mm L 4 m (BrushCutter B)
  • 15 liters ice cream, assorted flavors (Ben & Jerry)
  • 2 Sower/Weeders (PlantMaster c-12)
  • Updated music/video archive, 1/28-3/28

Message Received 0601 – 17/6/2228--E

Source: Colony LKe2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Requisition List Follows

  • 2 Cultivators (PlantMaster d-2)
  • 14 22-caliber Game Pistols (Myers 6-A)
  • 14 cartons ammunition for above
  • 2200 meters Electric Fence (WardSystems Primary)
  • 20 animal traps (Montoya CatchAll sz m-3)
  • 15 liters ice cream, assorted flavors (Ben & Jerry)
  • Updated music/video archive, 4/28-6/28

Message Received 1522 – 8/9/2228—E

Source: Colony Lke2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Requisition List Follows

  • 3 Translators, handheld (TransPlus 66)
  • 1 gross assorted combs, various colors (Brightspots)
  • 1 gross penlights (Not in catalogue; use own discretion)
  • 5 gross Mini Chocolate bars (Kelsy Assortments)
  • 50 cameras (Mini InPrint)
  • 15 liters ice cream, assorted flavors (Ben & Jerry)
  • Updated music/video archive, 7/28-9/28

Message Received 0235 – 3/12/2228—E

Source: Colony Lke2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Requisition List Follows

  • 6 1.4 cm-caliber autorifles (Lu Armaments FG)
  • 24 cartons ammunition for above
  • 40 fragmentation grenades (Lu Armaments TY)
  • 20 crawl mines (Ansara Defence Systems 99-N)
  • 46 autosizing armored suits (Bree and Nguyen Wear AAC)
  • 30 liters flash defoliant (Maplethorn vIII)
  • 12 augmented aid kits (Galen Med C5)
  • 39 selfseal bodybags (KimPlastics D-7)
  • 15 liters ice cream, assorted flavors (Ben & Jerry)
  • Updated music/video archive, 9/28-12/28

Message Received 0543 – 8/3/2229—E

Source: Colony Lke2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Requisition List Follows

  • 2 boxes suicide pills (Styxease)

Message Received 1123 – 15/6/2229—E

Source: Colony Lke2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Fault

No Message

Message Received 0819 – 15/9/2229—E

Source: Colony Lke2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Fault

No Message

Message Received 0654 – 7/12/2230—E

Source: Colony Lke2289-P3

T-Port Materialization Point: 52/120/0

Requisition List Follows

  • 50 liters ice ceam, assorted flavors (Ben & Jerry)

This story originally appeared in Abandoned Towers.