Year 4 Day 30
I’ve been expecting their return for the last two fivedays, and even resorted to flights over the surrounding countryside. I spotted the first group, a day or two away, three days ago, and have seen several since. There are things I can find more easily than they can, and I have laid in a good supply of salt, tropical fruits, and obsidian.
I need to trade for tanned skins and cooking. I can get foodstuffs easily enough, with Patches’ help, but the computer is not much help in telling me how to cook them. Same problem as the architecture program, but worse: the recipes assume I have a cooker that needs only to be programmed.
Perhaps I should have accepted the offer of Meerkat’s help? Her cooking could not be as bad as mine. But her company ….
Jarn’s Journal is the fictional journal of a fictional alien who was stranded in Africa 125,000 years ago. His story is part of the back story of the Jarnian Confederation, in which my science fiction novels are set. This segment is a shortened version of the one that was on my main blog; Jarn’s story to date can be found on my author site.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Saturday is a blog ring of science fiction and fantasy authors posting up to 10 sentences of their work each Saturday. Since the ring is defined by Saturday in the UK and I live in Alaska, my snippets are actually posted Friday night.