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I opened my eyes. There I was, sprawled on the hard, grey coloured floor. I looked at them curiously, but something else caught my attention. A moving object was moving at a rapid speed and it was heading in my direction

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Introduction

Science Fiction Composition

Paula Elizabeth Yip (14)

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  I opened my eyes. There I was, sprawled on the hard, grey coloured floor. I looked at them curiously, but something else caught my attention. A moving object was moving at a rapid speed and it was heading in my direction! I covered my eyes and in a split second, I felt something cold run through my body. I opened my eyes. The moving object was behind me. It must have gone right through me, I thought. I stood up and dusted myself. What was I doing here? It was so unfair that I had to explore this planet instead of my friend, Menno. This was a total waste of time!

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Middle

  I started walking to this tall building. A strong gush of cold air swept through my entire body. Finally, I thought. It was so hot outside. Mars was much cooler. Then I noticed something about these Earth people. They seemed to be clad in funny looking things. It seems to cover their body. Some were colourful, some were just plain. Nobody wore anything in Mars. Even if it was freezing cold there. I started to hear a funny sound coming out of these Earth people’s mouths. Were they saying something? I did not understand what they were talking about. It seemed to be a peculiar language to me. I recorded this language in my head.

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Conclusion

class="c2">  And so I continued to observe them, and then went back to Mars. Actually, I came to conclusion that Martians do have some things in common with Earth people. We go to school to study, adults work, and we eat food and things like that. Maybe we are not that different after all! A couple of days later, we got back our project results and we faired pretty well! Maybe exploring Earth was worth it, after all. It was definitely more knowledgeable than playing with my friends. It was truly a fulfilling experience for me.          

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