Mark Watney: A Short Story

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I am going to write a description from Mark Watney’s perspective who is left stranded on Mars for SOL561?. In this description, Mark is trying to overcome this dilemma by taking it step by step.

The unheard side.

It was a crisp Autumn night. Tracey was in deep sleep on a bed fit for two. A bed that once held the warm presence of the man who was her lover. A bedroom once shared by a man who made a lifetime oath to her ‘till death do us part’. A house that was once filled with infinite happiness and laughter. Tracey was awoken up by a loud knock on the door. Groggily getting up, inwardly cursing the person who interrupted her slumber.Tracey was surprised to see a man in his mid 40’s with a sharp navy-blue suit. The badges of honour that were pinned on his suit, shining beautifully in the moonlights presence. He gave a smile that genuinely reached his eyes. Unfortunately, he spoke the words Tracey dreaded to hear, “ I have
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Next comes the tricky part. How do I tell NASA I am still alive?. If a hiker gets lost in the mountains, people will coordinate a search. If a train crashes, people will line up to give blood.If an earthquake levels a city, people all over the world will send emergency supplies. If an astronaut is stranded on a planet it 's only instinctive to help a poor fella out, right? Anyways, I needed to find that pathfinder and after about a few hours of digging with my hands I find what I was looking for. The six-wheeled beauty, It needed to be use the camera and radio to communicate with NASA. ‘Are you receiving me?’ I wrote on a board and stuck on to the ground , hoping- literally praying that they would receive it. I had to ignore that annoying “you 're not gonna make it” voice and try to think positively. It had been about 4 hours, I was about to lose hope, bit by bit my hope began to fade like the sun that was about to set on Mars. I stood up about to leave with a heavy heart, when I heard a wirr. It was the pathfinder! I guess all hope was

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