The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence


Capitalism! In! Space!

Fifty Word Challenge #28: Life on Mars

The brochure promised “An experience unlike any other…it’ll be out of this world!”

I was ready for a change in my life, so I signed up.

Turns out the indentured servitude it took to get a ticket to Mars wasn’t really that different than the rat race here on Earth.



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E.D. Martin

Writer with a knack for finding new jobs in new places, telling the “what if” stories of those around her. She/her. Read more at